April 17, 1989 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 18th Boston Women's Marath won by Ingrid Kristiansen of Nor in 2:24:33
  • Maximum NY State unemployment benefits raised to $245 per week
  • Polish labor union granted legal status
  • Soviet-US agreement allows Soviets to fight US pros

Deaths in History

  • Charles Lampkin, dies