What Happened on April 2, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Mikado" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • Doc Gooden undergoes cocaine rehabilitation
  • IBM introduces PS/2 & OS/2

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Buddy Rich, drummer/orchestra leader (Away We Go), dies at 69

Jazz Drummer/Band Leader Buddy Rich
Jazz Drummer/Band Leader
Buddy Rich