On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1989

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 Francois Mitterrand

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I. M. Pei's masterpiece at night in the main courtyard (Cour Napoléon) of the Louvre Palace (Palais du Louvre)
I. M. Pei's masterpiece at night in the main courtyard (Cour Napoléon) of the Louvre Palace (Palais du Louvre)
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Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Phoebe Cates marries actor Kevin Kline

Famous Deaths

  • Lloyd "Tiny" Grimes, American jazz and R&B guitarist (Art Tatum), dies of meningitis at 72
1989 Highlights

About March 4, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces