On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1989

Historical Events

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

"Baywatch" starring David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson debuts on NBC

  • Cards outfielder Leon Durham suspended for 60 days due to drugs
  • IRA bomb kills 10 Royal Marines bandsmen in Kent

Famous Deaths

Person of interestIrving Berlin

Irving Berlin [Israel Isidore Baline], American composer and lyricist considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history (God Bless America, White Xmas), dies at 101

Composer and Lyricist Irving Berlin
Composer and Lyricist
Irving Berlin
  • Jan Teulings, Dutch actor and director (Dorp aan de Rivier), dies
1989 Highlights

About September 22, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo