On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1989

Historical Events

Music History

"Jerome Robbins' Broadway" opens at Imperial Theater, NYC; runs for 634 performances

  • California court throws out most of Margo Adams's $12 million breach-of- contract suit against Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs
  • Lowest barometric pressure in Netherlands (95.5 hPa)

Sports History

NFL Dallas Cowboys fire coach Tom Landry after a 29-year career

Sports History

NY Yankees announce that Tom Seaver is their new TV sportscaster

Famous Deaths

  • Melvin Moore, American jazz trumpeter, and singer, dies at 65
  • Roy Eldridge, American jazz trumpet player, dies at 78
1989 Highlights

About February 26, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces