What Happened on January 15, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A police officer who mistakenly shot and paralysed an innocent woman in Brixton, UK, is cleared of all criminal charges

Famous Birthdays

  • Aria C Jalali, American musician
  • David Knight, English footballer
  • Greg Inglis, Australian rugby league player
  • Michael Seater, Canadian actor

Famous Deaths

  • Dolores Hawkins, singer (Guy Mitchell Show), dies at 58
  • Gerrit Borgers, Dutch literary, dies at 69
  • Ray Bolger, actor/dancer (Wizard of Oz), dies at 83