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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

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? 31 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini