On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1989

Historical Events

  • "Black & Blue" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 829 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Allan Border takes 7-46 against the West Indies at the SCG

Test Cricketer Allan Border
Test Cricketer
Allan Border
  • 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, born in Great Neck, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Daels, Flemish chairman (IJzerbedevaart committee), dies
1989 Highlights

About January 26, 1989

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Australia Day (Australia), Republic Day (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius