On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1990

Historical Events

  • "Accomplice" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • 126 die in a (6.9) earthquake in China
  • Danny Wood of New Kids, steps on a stuffed animal & twists his ankle

Sports History

Nolan Ryan ties Bob Feller's record of pitching 12 1-hitters

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • NY court of appeals ends 2½ year legal battle over 1988 America's Cup by refusing jurisdiction of case

Famous Deaths

  • Carlos Pizarro Leongomez, Colombian presidential candidate, assassinated at 38
1990 Highlights

About April 26, 1990

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus