On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday

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
  • Leslie Ames, cricketer (47 Tests, 2434 runs 8 centuries), dies
  • Maurine Stuart, Zen teacher (head of Cambridge Buddhist Association), dies
  • Scott Jarvis, musician (Great Expectationa), dies