On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2
  • Jeff Reardon is 1st to record 30 saves in 5 consecutive seasons
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse James, American actor (The Amityville Horror), born in Palm Springs, California
  • Tony Finau, American golfer (Ryder Cup 2018), born in Salt Lake City, Utah

Famous Deaths

  • Dámaso Pérez Prado, Cuban bandleader and musician, dies at 71
  • Eddie McLeod, New Zealand cricketer (one Test for NZ), dies at 88