On This Day

November 22, 1989 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Conjunction of Venus, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, Saturn and the Moon
  • Eastern Airlines pilots and flight attendants end their strike, but most are not rehired
  • US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) launches into orbit

Deaths in History

  • C. C. Beck, American cartoonist (b. 1910)
  • Rene Muawad, assassinated 17 days after elected president of Lebanon