On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1989

Historical Events

  • "Into the Woods" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 764 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American tennis star Chris Evert beats 15-year-old Monica Seles 6-0, 6-2 in a 4th round match for her 101st and last US Open singles victory

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
  • Iljushin-62 crashes down on residential area of Havana, 170 die

Famous Deaths

  • Rip Sewell, American baseball player, dies at 82
1989 Highlights

About September 3, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo