What Happened on January 2, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones hits record 2,800 (2,810.15)
  • Sting joins wrestlings 4 Horsemen (Flair, Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson)

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Hale Jr, Skipper on Gilligan's Island, dies of cancer at 71
  • Vladimir Alexis Ussachevsky, Manchuria composer (Creation), dies at 78