On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1991

Historical Events

  • Asanka Gurusinha scores twin Test Cricket tons v NZ (119 & 102)

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Bill Veeck & Tony Lazzeri elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

MLB Team Owner and Promoter Bill Veeck
MLB Team Owner and Promoter
Bill Veeck

KuwaitHighway of Death

Coalition planes bomb Iraqi forces retreating from Kuwait during the Gulf War, killing hundreds and creating the so-called 'Highway of Death'

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The so-called Highway of Death in Iraq after coalition planes repeatedly bombed it during Operation Desert Storm
The so-called Highway of Death in Iraq after coalition planes repeatedly bombed it during Operation Desert Storm
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  • Kuwaiti resistance leaders declare they have control of their capital
  • NY-NJ Knights (WLAF) players 1st come together
  • Signs of Iran crude now an option for US refiners, but no imports from Iran likely in near future

Famous Deaths

  • Slim Gaillard [Bulee], American Jazz singer songwriter, dies at 75
1991 Highlights

About February 26, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces