What Happened on September 10, 1989

Historical Events

  • Browns allow Pittsburgh only 53 net yards, a team defensive record
  • East Germans begin their flight to west (via Hungary and Czechoslovakia)

Sports History

Five days after hitting a HR for Yankees in a 12-2 win over the Mariners, MLB and NFL player Deion Sanders returns a punt 68 yards for a touchdown, his first

Sports History

Indianapolis running back Eric Dickerson rushes for 106 yards against San Francisco to become the fastest player to top the 10,000 yard plateau; 91st career game

US Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Boris Becker of Germany wins his only US title; beats Czech Ivan Lendl 7-6, 1-6, 6-3, 7-6

1989 History

Famous Deaths

  • Jeff Stollmeyer, West Indian cricket batsman (32 Tests 4 x 100, HS 160; Trinidad & Tobago) and executive (President WI Board of Control 1974-81), dies from wounds suffered in home invasion at 68

About September 10, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Don't Wanna Lose You - Gloria Estefan
  • UK #1 Song: Ride On Time - Black Box