What Happened on August 7, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala
  • Javed Miandad scores 260 v England at The Oval, 28 fours 1 six
  • Lynne Cox swims 4.3 km from US to USSR in 39°F (4°C) Bering Sea

Famous Birthdays

  • Sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

"Magnum, P.I." actor Tom Selleck (42) weds actress and dancer Jillie Mack (29) in Incline Village, Nevada

Famous Deaths

  • Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87
  • Nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan (1957-60), dies at 90