On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1989

Historical Events

  • 1st Baseball game to start outdoors & end indoors, as Toronto Blue Jays stadium closes roof during game at 8:48, & beat Brewers 4-2
  • 23 year old olympic barefoot South African runner Zola Budd retires
  • Atlanta Fulton County Comm approves $210M stadium for the Falcons
  • For one second this morning, the time is 01:23:45, 6-7-89
  • Suriname SLM-173 (DC-8) crashes near Paramaribo Airport killing 173

Sports History

Wayne Gretzky wins his 9th NHL Hart (MVP) Trophy in 10 years


Famous Deaths

  • Chico Landi, Brazilian racing driver, dies at 81
  • Milton van Embricqs, Suriname/Dutch publicist, dies
  • Percy Stuart, Suriname/Dutch sports journalist, dies
1989 Highlights

About June 7, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini