What Happened on August 26, 1990

Historical Events

  • 2 murdered college students found in Gainesville, Florida

Baseball Record

Bo Jackson hits 4th of 4 consecutive HRs

Famous Birthdays

  • Lil' Chris [Hardman], British rock singer ("Checkin' It Out"), born in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England (d. 2015)
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • Minoru Honda, Japanese astronomer (discovered 12 comets), dies at 77
  • Roh Ogura, Japanese composer and writer, dies at 74

About August 26, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: If Wishes Came True - Sweet Sensation
  • UK #1 Song: Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini - Bombalurina Ft. Timmy Mallett