Today in History for 4th June 1989

Day of Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 9 of 9

- 2nd Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $770,000
- 43rd Tony Awards: Heidi Chronicles & Jerome Robbin's Broadway win
- Beijing policeman shoots & wounds Chinese priemer Li Ping
- Eastern Europe's 1st partial free elections in 40 years held in Poland, Solidarity Party comes to power
- Gas explodes near 2 passenger trains in USSR, kills 100s
- Largest parade in Bronx history honors 350th anniversary
- Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
- Red Sox lead Blue Jays 10-0 in 7th, but lose 12-11 in 12 for Blue Jays 12th consecutive victory at Fenway
- Tiananmen Square Massacre: Chinese troops clear the square of student protesters, unofficial figures place death toll near 1,000.

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

- Ayatalloh Ruhullah Khomeini, Iranian leader (-1989), dies at 89
- Dik Browne, cartoonist (Hi & Lois, Hagar the Horrible), dies at 71
- Vaclav Kaslik, Czech opera composer/conductor, dies at 71

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