What happened this day in history April 1, 1989

What are the important events that happened on April 1, 1989? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 1, 1989: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 1, 1989 is the 91st day of the year 1989 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 274 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 19, 1989 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 168,720 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘enneacontahenagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $1,066.90. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Snake is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 1, 1989 Historical Events

  • 1989
    Margaret Thatcher’s new local government tax, the Community Charge (commonly known as the “poll tax”), is introduced in Scotland.

Who were born on April 1, 1989?

  • 1989
    David N'Gog, French footballer
  • 1989
    Jan Blokhuijsen, Dutch speed skater
  • 1989
    Vietoris Krisztián, German racing driver

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