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 SaganPeter Sagan (33 years old)

Slovakian professional cyclist (World Road Champion 2016), born in Žilina, Slovakia

Born in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Gerard, British racing driver (b. 1914)
  • Boy Trip, Dutch minister, dies at 68
  • Lewis Mumford, American cultural historian, city planner and writer, dies at 94
  • Miloslav Ištvan, Czech composer, dies at 61

About January 26, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: How Am I Supposed To Live Without You - Michael Bolton
  • UK #1 Song: Tears On My Pillow - Kylie Minogue