On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Independent on Sunday" begins publishing in London

Sport awardAustralian Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: American-based Czech star Ivan Lendl of wins 8th and last career Grand Slam title; beats Stefan Edberg 4-6, 7-6, 5-2; Edberg retires injured

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • Romanian protest against Ion Iliescu government

Sport awardSuper Bowl

Super Bowl XXIV, Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, LA: San Francisco 49ers beat Denver Broncos, 55-10; MVP: Joe Montana, SF, QB

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway