On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1992

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Little Hotel on the Side" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 41 performances
  • 8th Sundance Film Festival: "In the Soup" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Australian Open Mens Tennis: American Jim Courier wins 2nd career Grand Slam title and 1st Australian title; beats Stefan Edberg of Sweden 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
  • Super Bowl XXVI, Metrodome, Minneapolis, MI: Washington Redskins beat Buffalo Bills, 37-24; MVP: Mark Rypien, Washington, QB

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJosé Ferrer

José Ferrer, Puerto Rican actor and director (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 80

  • Okke Jager, Dutch theologist, writer and poet, dies at 63