On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1990

Historical Events

  • 2 murdered college students found in Gainesville, Florida
  • 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)

Famous Deaths

  • Minoru Honda, Japanese astronomer (discovered 12 comets), dies at 77
1990 Highlights

About August 26, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 31 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo