February 1, 1989 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 at perihelion

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Diana, Princess of Wales visits New York City

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
  • The Western Australian towns of Kalgoorlie and Boulder amalgamate to form the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Deaths in History

  • Elaine de Kooning, American artist (b. 1918)