What Happened on January 8, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones closes above 2,000 for 1st time (2,002.25)
  • Jack Sikma (Milwaukee) begins NBA free throw streak of 51 games

Famous Deaths

  • P G Joshi, cricketer (12 Tests for India 1951-60, ct 18 stp 9), dies
  • Peter Adams, actor (Alternative, Blowing Hot & Cold), dies at 69