On This Day

January 29, 1989 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Cleveland's Chris Dudley misses 5 free throws during 1 foul attempt
  • Dow jumps 38.06 recoups 508-pt loss since Oct 1987; index at 2,256.43
  • Episcopal Church of the United States appoints Barbara Harris as its first female bishop
  • L I preacher Gene Profeta pleads guilty to tax-evasion
  • Orlando Arena opens in Orlando, Florida
  • USSR's Phobos II enters Martian orbit