On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Business Day reports that SA is about to test an intermediate range ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear warheads

Famous Deaths

  • Bengt Johansson, Finnish composer, dies at 74
  • Lee Calhoun, hurdler (Olympic gold 1956, 60), dies at 66
  • Lucien Saulnier, Canadian politician, dies at 72