On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1990

Historical Events

  • Annular eclipse visible over Antarctica & South Atlantic
  • Boston Red Sox hires Elaine Weddington as asst GM (highest-ranking African American female in a major-league front office)

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Massey, American actor, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Peter Sagan, Slovakian professional cyclist (World Road Champion 2016), born in Ĺ˝ilina, Slovakia

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Gerard, British racing driver (b. 1914)
  • Boy Trip, Dutch minister, dies at 68
  • Lewis Mumford, American historian (b. 1895)
1990 Highlights

About January 26, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Australia Day (Australia), Republic Day (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius