On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1989

Historical Events

  • Aneta Kreglicka of Poland, 24, crowned 39th Miss World
  • Conjunction of Venus, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, Saturn, and the Moon
  • Eastern Airlines pilots and flight attendants end their strike, but most are not rehired

Contract of Interest

MLB center fielder Kirby Puckett signs record $3,000,000 per year contract with Minnesota Twins

  • US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) launches into orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Alden Ehrenreich, American actor (Solo: A Star Wars Story), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • C. C. Beck, American cartoonist (b. 1910)
  • Rajindernath, Indian cricketer wicketkeeper (1 Test), dies
  • Rene Muawad, assassinated 17 days after elected president of Lebanon
1989 Highlights

About November 22, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius