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  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Jan 7, 1989

    Ronald Reagan

    Left hand Surgery

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Jan 7, 1989

    On January 7, 1989, Reagan underwent surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center to repair a Dupuytren's contracture of the ring finger of his left hand.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Jan 20, 1989

    Ronald Reagan

    Last Day in Presidency

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Jan 20, 1989

    Regean Finished his Second Term as U.S. President Succeeded by George H. W. Bush.




  • Washington D.C, U.S.
    Friday Jan 20, 1989

    George W. Bush

    Son of a president

    Washington D.C, U.S.
    Friday Jan 20, 1989

    Bush and his family moved to Washington, D.C., after his father became a president.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Feb 2, 1989

    Steven Spielberg

    1st Divorce

    U.S.
    Thursday Feb 2, 1989

    After three and a half years of marriage, however, many of the same competing stresses of their careers caused them to divorce in 1989. They agreed to maintain homes near each other as to facilitate the shared custody and parenting of their son. Their divorce was recorded as the third most costly celebrity divorce in history.




  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    Central Park Jogger Case

    Other victims identified by The New York Times in a 2002 review of the case

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    Michael Vigna, a competitive bike rider hassled about 9:05 p.m. by the group, one of whom tried to punch him. Antonio Diaz, a 52-year-old man walking in the park near 105th Street, was knocked to the ground by teenagers about 9:15 p.m., who stole his bag of food and bottle of beer. He was left unconscious but soon found by a policeman. Gerald Malone and Patricia Dean, riding on a tandem bike, were attacked on East Drive south of 102nd Street about 9:15 p.m. by boys who tried to stop them and grab Dean; the couple called police after reaching a call box.




  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    Central Park Jogger Case

    Other victims attacked by members of the large group while jogging near the reservoir

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    David Lewis, the banker, attacked and robbed about 9:25–9:40 Robert Garner, attacked about 9:30 p.m. David Good, attacked about 9:47 p.m. John Loughlin, the 40-year-old teacher, severely beaten and kicked about 9:40–9:50 p.m. near the reservoir and left unconscious. He was also robbed of a Walkman and other items.




  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    Central Park Jogger Case

    The Attacks

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    At 9 p.m. on April 19, 1989, a group of an estimated 30 – 32 teenagers who lived in East Harlem entered Manhattan's Central Park at an entrance in Harlem, near Central Park North. Some of the group committed several attacks, assaults, and robberies against persons walking, biking, or jogging in the northernmost part of the park and near the reservoir, and victims began to report the incidents to police. Within the North Woods, between 105th and 102nd streets, they were reported as attacking several bicyclists, hurling rocks at a cab, and attacking a pedestrian, whom they robbed of his food and beer, and left unconscious. The teenagers roamed south along the park's East Drive and the 97th Street transverse, between 9 and 10 p.m.


  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    Central Park Jogger Case

    The Reservoir Area Attack

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 19, 1989
    21 PM

    At least some of the group traveled further south to the area around the reservoir, where four men jogging were attacked by several youths. Among the victims was John Loughlin, a 40-year-old schoolteacher, who was severely beaten and robbed between 9:40 and 9:50. He was hit in the head with a pipe and stick, knocking him briefly unconscious. At a pre-trial hearing in October 1989, a police officer testified that when Loughlin was found, he was bleeding so badly that he "looked like he was dunked in a bucket of blood".


  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 20, 1989

    Central Park Jogger Case

    The Jogger's Identity

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 20, 1989

    After her discovery, the police increased the intensity of their effort to identify suspects in this attack and took more teenagers into custody. The jogger was not identified for about 24 hours, and it took days for the police to retrace her movements of that night. By the time of the trial of the first three suspects in June 1990, The New York Times characterized the attack on the jogger as "one of the most widely publicized crimes of the 1980s".


  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Friday Apr 21, 1989

    Central Park Jogger Case

    April 21st media coverage

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Friday Apr 21, 1989

    On April 21, senior police investigators held a press conference to announce having apprehended about 20 suspects in the attacks of a total of nine people in Central Park two nights before, and began to offer their theory of the attack and rape of the female jogger. Her name was withheld as a victim of a sex crime. The police said up to 12 youths were believed to have attacked the jogger.


  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Monday May 1, 1989

    Central Park Jogger Case

    Meili Aftermath

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Monday May 1, 1989

    Meili was comatose for 12 days. She suffered severe hypothermia, severe brain damage, severe hemorrhagic shock, loss of 75–80 percent of her blood, and internal bleeding. Her skull had been fractured so badly that her left eye was dislodged from its socket, which in turn was fractured in 21 places, and she suffered as well from facial fractures.


  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Monday May 1, 1989

    Central Park Jogger Case

    Donald Trump Action

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Monday May 1, 1989

    On May 1, 1989, Donald Trump, the real estate magnate, called for the return of the death penalty in full-page advertisements published in all four of the city's major newspapers. Trump said he wanted the "criminals of every age" who were accused of beating and raping a jogger in Central Park 12 days earlier "to be afraid". The advertisement, which cost an estimated US$85,000 (equivalent to $172,000 in 2018).


  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Thursday May 4, 1989

    Central Park Jogger Case

    Michael Briscoe

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Thursday May 4, 1989

    Michael Briscoe, 17, was initially arrested for the rape of the female jogger, but his indictment was for riot and assault related to the attack of David Lewis, one of the four male joggers near the reservoir. In a plea deal arranged in June 1990, he pleaded guilty to assault and was immediately sentenced to a year in prison, with credit for time served.


  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Thursday May 4, 1989

    Central Park Jogger Case

    Jermaine Robinson

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Thursday May 4, 1989

    Jermaine Robinson, 15, was indicted on multiple counts of robbery and assault in the attacks on Lewis and John Loughlin, another jogger near the reservoir. In a plea deal, he pleaded guilty on October 5, 1989, to the robbery of Loughlin and was sentenced to a year in a juvenile facility.


  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday May 10, 1989

    Central Park Jogger Case

    Six youths

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday May 10, 1989

    Six youths were indicted with attempted murder and other charges in the attack on and rape of the female jogger, and additional charges related to the attack of David Lewis, the attack and robbery of John Loughlin, and riot: Steve Lopez, Antron McCray, 15, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Korey Wise.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 20, 1989

    Apple Inc.

    Macintosh Portable

    U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 20, 1989

    The Macintosh Portable is a portable computer designed, manufactured and sold by Apple Computer, Inc. from September 1989 to October 1991.


  • Bristol, Connecticut, U.S.
    Monday Nov 6, 1989
    12 PM

    Aaron Hernandez

    Birth

    Bristol, Connecticut, U.S.
    Monday Nov 6, 1989
    12 PM

    Aaron Josef Hernandez was born in Bristol, Connecticut, and raised on Greystone Avenue. He was the son of Dennis Hernandez, of Puerto Rican descent, and Terri Valentine-Hernandez, of Italian descent. As an adult, Hernandez remembered his mother throwing his father out of the house on multiple occasions, but always letting him back in. The couple married in 1986, divorced in 1991, and remarried in 1996. In 1991, they filed for bankruptcy. Hernandez would later state there was constant fighting going on in the home. Both parents would be arrested and involved in crime during their lives.


  • Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Friday Dec 15, 1989

    Invasion of Panama

    The Panamanian general assembly declaration

    Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Friday Dec 15, 1989

    Pressure mounted on Bush. Bush declared that the U.S. would not negotiate with a drug trafficker and denied knowledge of Noriega's involvement with the drug trade prior to his February 1988 indictment, although Bush had met with Noriega while Director of the CIA and had been the Chair of the Task Force on Drugs while Vice President. On 15 December, the Panamanian general assembly passed a resolution declaring that a state of war existed between Panama and the United States


  • Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Dec 17, 1989
    1 AM

    Invasion of Panama

    President Bush order of the execution of the Panama invasion plan

    Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Dec 17, 1989
    1 AM

    The next day after the four U.S. military personnel incident, President Bush ordered the execution of the Panama invasion plan; the military set H-Hour as 0100 on 20 December.


  • Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 20, 1989

    Invasion of Panama

    The official U.S. justification For The invasion

    Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 20, 1989

    The official U.S. justification for the invasion was articulated by President George H. W. Bush on the morning of 20 December 1989, a few hours after the start of the operation.


  • U.S.
    Friday Dec 22, 1989

    Audrey Hepburn

    Always

    U.S.
    Friday Dec 22, 1989

    Audrey had finished her last motion picture role—a cameo appearance as an angel in Steven Spielberg's Always (1989).


  • New York, U.S.
    Friday Dec 29, 1989

    Invasion of Panama

    the General Assembly of the United Nations

    New York, U.S.
    Friday Dec 29, 1989

    On 29 December, the General Assembly of the United Nations voted 75–20, with 40 abstentions, to condemn the invasion as a flagrant violation of international law.


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