On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1989

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)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Yankees announce that Tom Seaver is their new TV sportscaster

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Seaver
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Tom Seaver

Famous Deaths

  • Roy Eldridge, American jazz trumpet player, dies at 78
1989 Highlights

About February 26, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces