On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1990

Historical Events

  • The Sandinistas are defeated in Nicaraguan elections.
  • USSR agrees to withdraw all 73,500 troops from Czech by July, 1991

Famous Deaths

  • Cornell Gunther, American musician (Coasters, Poison Ivy), dies at 53
  • Maurine Stuart, Zen teacher (head of Cambridge Buddhist Association), dies
  • Scott Jarvis, musician (Great Expectations), dies of AIDS at 46
1990 Highlights

About February 26, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces