On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1989

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Musical "Miss Saigon," premieres in London, created by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil

  • USAir overshoots runway at LaGuardia Airport in NYC, 2 people die

Famous Birthdays

  • Malachi Kirby, English actor (Small Axe), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Richie Ginther, American racing driver, dies from a heart attack at 59
1989 Highlights

About September 20, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo