On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1989

France's Biggest-Ever Bank Robbery

Historical Events

  • Pirates score 10 in 1st (their best inning since 1942), prompts Pirate broadcaster Jim Rooker to say he would walk from Pitts to Philadelphia if Pirates lost, Phillies beat them 15-11, Rooker walks at end of season

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Wilson, Scottish Musician
1989 Highlights

About June 8, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini