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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.




  • Montenegro
    Tuesday Jan 10, 1989

    Slobodan Milošević

    The Anti-bureaucratic Revolution continued in Montenegro

    Montenegro
    Tuesday Jan 10, 1989

    On 10 January 1989, the anti-bureaucratic revolution continued in Montenegro, which had the lowest average monthly wage in Yugoslavia, an unemployment rate of nearly 25 percent, and where one-fifth of the population lived below the poverty line. 50,000 demonstrators gathered in the Montenegrin capital of Titograd (now Podgorica) to protest the republic's economic situation and to demand the resignation of its leadership.




  • Montenegro
    Wednesday Jan 11, 1989

    Slobodan Milošević

    Montenegro's State Presidency tendered its Collective Resignation

    Montenegro
    Wednesday Jan 11, 1989

    On 11 January 1989, Montenegro's state presidency tendered its collective resignation along with the Montenegrin delegates in the Yugoslav Politburo.




  • Paris, France
    Friday Jan 13, 1989

    Bernard Arnault

    Chairman of the Executive Management Board

    Paris, France
    Friday Jan 13, 1989

    On 13 January 1989, he was unanimously elected chairman of the executive management board of LVMH.




  • 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.




  • Lviv and Kiev, Ukraine
    Sunday Jan 22, 1989

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Ukrainian Independence Day

    Lviv and Kiev, Ukraine
    Sunday Jan 22, 1989

    In Ukraine, Lviv and Kiev celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day on January 22, 1989. Thousands gathered in Lviv for an unauthorized moleben (religious service) in front of St. George's Cathedral. In Kiev, 60 activists met in a Kiev apartment to commemorate the proclamation of the Ukrainian People's Republic in 1918.


  • Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
    Monday Jan 23, 1989

    Salvador Dali

    Death

    Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
    Monday Jan 23, 1989

    On the morning of 23 January 1989, while his favorite record of Tristan and Isolde played, Dalí died of heart failure at the age of 84.


  • Tokyo, Japan
    Tuesday Jan 31, 1989

    Hirohito

    Releasing His definitive Posthumous Name Shōwa Tennō

    Tokyo, Japan
    Tuesday Jan 31, 1989

    From January 7 until January 31, the Emperor's formal appellation was "Departed Emperor." His definitive posthumous name, Shōwa Tennō, was determined on January 13 and formally released on January 31 by Toshiki Kaifu, the prime minister.


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