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 This day in History - January 26
425 Historic Events for January 26
1989

Madison Sq Garden announces 2-year $100 M renovation plan

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1989

Test debut of Mark Taylor, Australia v West Indies, Sydney

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1989

Allan Border takes 7-46 against the West Indies at the SCG

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1989

ATandT reports 1st loss in 103 years; $1.67 B in 1988

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1989

"Black and Blue" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 829 performances

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1989

Paul Daels, Flemish chairman (IJzerbedevaart committee), dies

Death
1989

St‚phane Steinier, Belgian journalist, kidnapped and murdered

Death
1989

US computer security expert warns of catastrophic virus

Event
1990

Boston Red Sox hires Elaine Weddington as asst GM (highest-ranking black female in a major-league front office)

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1990

FHP "Boy" Trip, Dutch minister, dies

Death
1990

Annular eclipse visible over Antarctica and South Atlantic

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1991

"Few Good Men" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 497 performances

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1991

65th Australian Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats J Novotna (57 63 61)

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1991

Alfaro Vive guerrilla group of Ecuador gives arms to Catholic church

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1991

Jan Stenerud becomes 1st pure placekicker to make NFL Hall of Fame

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1991

NY Lotto pays $90 million to nine winner (#s are 5-15-30-35-46-50)

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1991

Houston guard Vernon Maxwell is 4th NBAer to score 30 pts in a quarter

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1991

Johnny van Doorn, Dutch writer/poet, dies at 46

Death
1992

"Little Hotel on the Side" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 41 perfs

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1992

Okke Jager, Dutch theologist/writer/poet, dies at 63

Death
1992

Jose Ferrer, PR actor/director (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 80

Death
1992

80th Australian Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats S Edberg (63 36 64 62)

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1992

Americans with Disabilities Act went into effect

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1992

Superbowl XXVI: Wash Red Skins beat Buffalo Bills, 37-24 in Minn Superbowl MVP: Mark Rypien, Washington, QB

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1993

Axel Von Dem Bussche, German aristocrat, dies

Death