On This Day

October 22, 1989 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Denver Nuggets beat Jugoplastika Split 135-129 in 3rd McDonald Open

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Over-competitive McLaren teammates Alain Prost & Ayrton Senna famously collide and skid into an escape road during Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka; Prost retires from race and claims 3rd Formula 1 World Drivers Championship

Formula 1 Driver Ayrton Senna
Formula 1 Driver
Ayrton Senna

Deaths in Sport

  • Tony Manero, American golfer (US Open 1936), dies at 84