On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1990

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones hits record 2,800 (2,810.15)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sting joins pro wrestling's legendary "4 Horsemen" (Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson)

Professional Wrestler Ric Flair
Professional Wrestler
Ric Flair

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Hale Jr., American actor (Skipper-Gilligan's Island), dies of cancer at 68
  • Vladimir Ussachevsky, Manchurian-American composer (Creation), dies at 78
1990 Highlights

About January 2, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 31 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Day after New Year's Day (New Zealand), New Year Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn