On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1989

Historical Events

  • Boeing V-22 Osprey VTOL aircraft makes maiden flight
  • Ice Dance Championship at Paris won by M Klimova & S Ponomarenko (USSR)
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Paris won by E Gordeeva & S Grinkov (USSR)
  • Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Kurt Browning (CAN)
  • PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Tom Kite wins the title in gusty conditions, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Chip Beck
  • Wales beats England, 12-9 at Cardiff Arms Park to allow France to claim it's 9th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship
  • Worlds Ladies' Figure Skating Champ in Paris won by Midori Ito (Japan)

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Civil, British horn player (played horn solo in Beatles "For No One"), dies of liver and kidney failure at 59
1989 Highlights

About March 19, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces