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 (The Coasters - "Poison Ivy"), dies at 53
  • Maurine Stuart, Zen teacher (head of Cambridge Buddhist Association), dies
  • Scott Jarvis, American theatrical actor and singer (1776; Here's Where I Belong), dies of AIDS at 48
1990 Highlights

About February 26, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Escapade - Janet Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Dub Be Good To Me - Beats International featuring Lindy Layton