On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1989

Historical Events

  • 27th shuttle, Discovery 8, launched, 1st woman to do the countdown
  • FDA orders recall of all Chilean fruit in US
  • US space shuttle STS-29 launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Peaches Geldof, English columnist and daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates, born in London (d. 2014)
1989 Highlights

About March 13, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces