On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1989

Historical Events

  • East German state/party leader Erich Honecker resigns
  • Hungary revises its constitution after the fall of its Communist regime
  • US 62nd manned space mission STS 34 (Atlantis 5) launches into orbit
1989 Highlights

About October 18, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra