On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Jerome Robbins' Broadway" opens at Imperial Theater NYC 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

NFL Head Coach Tom Landry
NFL Head Coach
Tom Landry
  • Lowest barometric pressure in Netherlands (95.5 hPa)
  • NY Yankees announce that Tom Seaver is their new TV sportscaster

Famous Deaths

  • Roy Eldridge, American jazz trumpet player, dies at 78