January 7, 1989 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Akihito becomes the 125th Emperor of Japan
  • International Conference on Limitation of Chemical Weapons opens in Paris

Deaths in History

Person of interestHirohito

Emperor Hirohito of Japan (1922-89) dies at 87 after a 62-year reign

Emperor of Japan Hirohito
Emperor of Japan