On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1989

Historical Events

  • SF Giants 1st baseman Will Clark hits first NLCS grand slam since 1977 in 11-3 win v Chicago Cubs; Clark goes 4-for-4 with 2 HRs to tie NLCS RBI record (6) for an entire series in less than 4 innings
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Dakota Johnson, American actress and daughter of Melanie Griffith & Don Johnson, born in Austin, Texas
  • Kimmie Meissner, American figure skater (World C’ship gold singles 2006), born in Bel Air, Maryland
  • Lil Mama [Niatia Jessica Kirkland], American rapper (VYP: Voice of the Young People), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Graham Chapman, English comedian (Monty Python, Life of Brian), dies of cancer at 48
  • Secretariat, American thoroughbred race horse (Triple Crown 1973), dies at 19
1989 Highlights

About October 4, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra