In a meeting with Pope John Paul II, President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev pledges greater religious freedom for citizens of the Soviet Union.China to release last prisoner jailed over Tiananmen Square protests. digital newspaper archive.Some areas in the northeastern U.S. and in Sweden also lose power, and aurorae are seen as far as Texas.
Lin Tie, Chinese politician, head of Hebei province (b. 1904 ).Wesbecker, a pressman on disability for mental illness, entered his former workplace and killed eight people and injured twelve before committing suicide after a history of suicidal ideation.
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Uncle Buck (1989) - IMDbRon Brown is elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee, becoming the first African American to lead a major United States political party.
Two tourist coaches collide on the Pacific highway north of Kempsey, Australia, killing 35.The Second Malayan Emergency concludes with a peace agreement.John Hicks, British economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904 ).Anyone who wants to understand Vladimir Putin needs to know what happened to him on a night in Dresden in 1989.What links here Related changes Upload file Special pages Permanent link Page information Wikidata item Cite this page.Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1903 ).Chronological Lists of US Newspapers in Microform Available at the Library of Congress: 1940 - 1989.
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The NIOS board is established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India.The first national park in the Netherlands is established in Schiermonnikoog.Chronicle Journal. Home. News Business. Sports. Opinion. Life. Community. Multimedia.
Record-setting baseball player Pete Rose agrees to a lifetime ban from the sport following allegations of illegal gambling, thereby preventing his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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The first of 24 Global Positioning System satellites is placed into orbit.David Dinkins becomes the first African American mayor of New York City.Satellite television service Sky Television plc is launched in Europe.The first Al-Qaeda -related cell in the United States begins operation in New York City.The Senegambia Confederation is dissolved over border disagreements.
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United States Obituaries: View Obituaries from MajorHomosexual acts between consenting adults are decriminalized in Western Australia.Find historical newspapers from across the United States and beyond.The wreck of the Lady Elgin is discovered off Highland Park, Illinois by Harry Zych.A military coup overthrows Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay since 1954.Horace Alexander, British writer, pacifist, and ornithologist (b. 1889 ).Hamani Diori, Nigerien politician, 1st President of Niger (b. 1916 ).The Pan-European Picnic, a peace demonstration, is held on the Austrian-Hungarian border.
Billy Martin, American baseball player and manager (b. 1928 ).Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, French-born Gabonese professional footballer.The coalition government of Prime Minister of the Netherlands Ruud Lubbers collapses in a dispute about a pollution cleanup plan.East Germany opens checkpoints in the Berlin Wall, allowing its citizens to travel freely to West Germany for the first time in decades (November 17 celebrates Germans tearing the wall down).Ufa train disaster: A natural gas explosion near Ufa, Russia kills 645 as 2 trains passing each other throw sparks near a leaky pipeline.The Museum of Jurassic Technology is founded in Culver City, California, by David and Diana Wilson.A failed coup attempt against Prosper Avril, President of Haiti, leads to a standoff between mutinous troops and the government which ends April 10, with the government regaining control of the country.UNESCO adopts the Seville Statement on Violence at the 25th session of its General Conference.