On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1989

Historical Events

  • AT&T announces NJ's 201 area code will split into 908 & 201

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mike Tyson gets a speeding ticket for drag racing his Lamborghini in Albany, New York

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Famous Deaths


Person of interestLucille Ball

Lucille Ball, Americancomedienne (I Love Lucy), dies of heart attack at 78

Actress and Comedian Lucille Ball
Actress and Comedian
Lucille Ball

1989 Highlights

About April 26, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus