What Happened on February 26, 1989

Historical Events

Music History

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

Contract of Interest

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

1989 History

Famous Deaths

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

About February 26, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lost In Your Eyes - Debbie Gibson
  • UK #1 Song: Belfast Child - Simple Minds