What Happened on December 26, 1990

Historical Events

Sports History

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

  • Reggie Williams becomes 1st GM of WLAF's NY-NJ Knights
  • Senior Professional Baseball Association folds
1990 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Ramsey, Welsh footballer, born in Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

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

About December 26, 1990

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Because I Love You (The Postman Song) - Stevie B
  • UK #1 Song: Saviour's Day - Cliff Richard