What Happened on December 26, 1989

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

ODI cricket debut for Australia's Mark Taylor and Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya at the MCG


Famous Deaths


Person of interestDoug Harvey

Doug Harvey, Canadian ice hockey defence player ('100 Greatest NHL Players), dies of cirrhosis of the liver at 65

NHL Legend Doug Harvey
NHL Legend
Doug Harvey
  • Lennox Berkeley, composer, dies at 86
  • Peggy Thorpe-Bates, actress (Alcatraz Island), dies