What Happened on April 20, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 91st Boston Marathon: Toshihiko Seko of Japan 1st man in 2:11:50 and Rosa Mota of Portugal 1st woman in 2:25:21
  • Sri Lanka: Tamils shoot 122 Singalezen dead
  • US deports Karl Linnas to USSR, charged with Nazi war crimes

Famous Birthdays

  • John Patrick Amedori, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Antony Tudor, dancer/choreographer (Amer Ballet Theater) dies at 78