On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Dangerous Games" closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • Betram Lee & Peter Bynoe purchase the Denver Nuggets for $65m - 1st African American owners of a major sports team,
  • Buck Helm found alive after being buried 4 days, in San Francisco earthquake
  • Houston becomes 1st major college team to gain 1000 yards in a game

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Image, Hungarian-born French animator (b. 1910)