On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1989

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)
1989 Highlights

About October 21, 1989

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra