1989 in England
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Events from 1989 in England
Further information: Politics of England
- 8 January – The Kegworth air disaster: A British Midland Boeing 737 crashes onto the M1 motorway on the approach to East Midlands Airport, killing 44 people.
- 11 January
- 14 January – Muslims demonstrate in Bradford against The Satanic Verses, a book written by Salman Rushdie, burning copies of the book in the city streets.
- 25 January – John Cleese wins a libel case after the Daily Mirror described him as having become like his character Basil Fawlty in the sitcom Fawlty Towers.
- 26 May - Arsenal defeat Liverpool 2-0 at Anfield to win the First Division title in most dramatic conclusion to an English football season. Michael Thomas scores Arsenal's crucial second goal in the last minute of the last game of the season, making Arsenal Champions on goals scored with the teams level on both points and goal difference.
- "1989: Dozens die as plane crashes on motorway". BBC News. 8 January 1989. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-12.
- Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0.