On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1989

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
  • Henri Sauguet [Poupard], French organist and composer (Symphonie Expiatoire), dies at 88
  • Lee Calhoun, hurdler (Olympic gold 1956, 60), dies at 66
  • Lucien Saulnier, Canadian politician, dies at 72
1989 Highlights

About June 22, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer