On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1990

Historical Events

Sports History

Garry Kasparov defeats fellow Russian Anatoly Karpov to retain the world chess championship

Chess Grandmaster and Political Activist Garry Kasparov
Chess Grandmaster and Political Activist
Garry Kasparov
Chess Grandmaster Anatoly Karpov
Chess Grandmaster
Anatoly Karpov
  • Reggie Williams becomes 1st GM of WLAF's NY-NJ Knights
  • Senior Professional Baseball Association folds

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Ramsey, Welsh footballer, born in Caerphilly, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Nancy Cruznan, accident victim/right-to-die case, dies at 33
1990 Highlights

About December 26, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Boxing Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn