On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1989

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

George Brett gets his 2,500th hit

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • Mausoleum of Beatrice of Brabant (1288) discovered in Kortrijk, Belgium
  • Norwegian Convair 580 crashes at Jutland in sea (55 murder)

Famous Birthdays

  • Avicii [Tim Bergling], Swedish musician, DJ, remixer and record producer (Levels, Wake Me Up, Sunshine), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2018)
  • Wiz Khalifa [Cameron Thomaz] American rapper (See You Again), born in Minot, North Dakota