What Happened on August 24, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Announcement of possible Martian tornadoes

Famous Birthdays

  • An┼że Kopitar, Slovenian ice hockey player
  • Jon Scheyer, American basketball player

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Patrick Dempsey (21) weds manager Rocky Parker (47)

Famous Deaths

  • Bayard Rustin, US civil rights activist, dies at 77
  • Malcolm Kirk, English wrestler (b. 1936)