What Happened on January 26, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Little Hotel on the Side" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 41 performances
  • 80th Men's Australian Open: Jim Courier beats Stefan Edberg (6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2)

Sport awardTennis Open

80th Women's Australian Open: Monica Seles beats Mary Joe Fernandez (6-2, 6-3)

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
  • 8th Sundance Film Festival: "In the Soup" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Americans with Disabilities Act went into effect
  • Super Bowl XXVI: Wash Red Skins beat Buffalo Bills, 37-24 in Minn Super Bowl MVP: Mark Rypien, Washington, QB

Famous Deaths

  • José Ferrer, Puerto Rican actor/director (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 80
  • Okke Jager, Dutch theologist/writer/poet, dies at 63