On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1989

Historical Events

  • After a weeks delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American televangelist Jim Bakker is sentenced to 45 years in prison for fraud but the sentence is later reduced to eight years on appeal

Televangelist Jim Bakker
Jim Bakker
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll

Famous Birthdays

  • Eliza Taylor-Cotter, Australian actress (Neighbours), born in Melbourne, Australia

Person of interestPewDiePie

PewDiePie [Felix Kjellberg], Swedish YouTube star, born in Gothenburg, Sweden

YouTube Star PewDiePie
YouTube Star
  • Shenae Grimes (also Grimes-Beech), Canadian-American (90210 - "Annie"), born in Toronto, Ontario
1989 Highlights

About October 24, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio