What Happened on August 23, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 15-year old boy hijacks KLM B737, demands $1 billion

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Betsy King wins Atlantic City LPGA Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • Violent rainfall/floods in Bangladesh, kills 100s

Famous Birthdays

  • Nikki Gil, Filipina actress, host and singer

Famous Deaths

  • Didier Pironi, French racing car driver (b. 1952)
  • Siegfried Borris, composer, dies at 80