What happened this day in history February 24, 1989

What are the important events that happened on February 24, 1989? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 24, 1989: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 24, 1989 is the 55th day of the year 1989 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 310 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 11, 1989 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 604,281,600 seconds 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 ‘pentacontapentagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $556.30. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Pisces 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.

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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February 24, 1989 Historical Events

  • 1989
    Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers a US$3 million bounty for the death of The Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie.
  • 1989
    United Airlines Flight 811, bound for New Zealand from Honolulu, Hawaii, rips open during flight, sucking 9 passengers out of the business-class section.

Who were born on February 24, 1989?

  • 1989
    Kosta Koufos, American basketball player
  • 1989
    Trace Cyrus, American musician

Who died on February 24, 1989?

  • 1989
    Sparky Adams, American baseball player (b. 1894)

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