What happened this day in history February 1, 1989

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

February 1, 1989: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 1, 1989 is the 32nd day of the year 1989 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 333 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

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

When this day started, 10,038,240 minutes 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 ‘triacontadigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $1,039.90. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

Dragon 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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February 1, 1989 Historical Events

  • 1989
    The Western Australian towns of Kalgoorlie and Boulder amalgamate to form the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Who died on February 1, 1989?

  • 1989
    Elaine de Kooning, American artist (b. 1918)

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