On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Eastern Airlines machinists strike
  • Javier Sotomayor high jumps indoor world record (2.43m)

FranceLouvre Pyramid

The Louvre Pyramid designed by I. M. Pei is inaugurated by French President Fran├žois Mitterand
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Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Phoebe Cates marries actor Kevin Kline


Famous Deaths


Person of interestTiny Grimes

Lloyd "Tiny" Grimes, American jazz and R&B guitarist (Art Tatum), dies of meningitis at 72

Jazz Guitarist Tiny Grimes
Jazz Guitarist
Tiny Grimes