On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1989

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Browns' Bernie Kosar sets club record with a 97-yard TD pass

Music releaseAlbum Release

George Harrison releases "Best of Dark Horse 1976-89" album

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison
  • Hungary proclaims itself a republic & declares communist rule ended
  • US 62nd manned space mission STS 34 (Atlantis 5) returns from space
  • William Nicholson's "Shadowlands" premieres in London

Famous Deaths

  • Armida, Mexican-American stage, vaudeville and film actress (b. 1911)