What Happened on February 26, 1991

Historical Events

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

Highway of Death

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

  • 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
1991 History

Famous Deaths

  • (Bulee) "Slim" Galliard, American jazz singer, musician, songwriter ("Flat Foot Floogie (with a Floy Floy)"), and actor, dies of cancer at 75

About February 26, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: All The Man That I Need - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: Do The Bartman - Simpsons