What Happened on August 28, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 2nd World Championships in Athletics open at Rome, Italy

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Mike Schmidt passes Ted Williams & Willie McCovey with 522 HRs

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Famous Deaths

  • John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81