On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones hits record 2,800 (2,810.15)
  • Sting joins wrestlings 4 Horsemen (Flair, Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson)

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