On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Black & Blue" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 829 performances
  • Allan Border takes 7-46 against the West Indies at the SCG
  • AT&T reports 1st loss in 103 years; $1.67 B in 1988
  • Madison Square Garden announces 2-year $100m renovation plan
  • Test debut of Mark Taylor, Australia v West Indies, Sydney
  • US computer security expert warns of catastrophic virus

Famous Birthdays

  • Emily Hughes, American figure skater

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Daels, Flemish chairman (IJzerbedevaart committee), dies