What Happened on November 4, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Benito Santiago, Padres catcher, wins NL Rookie of Year
  • Lisa Steinberg, battered into coma by her adoptive father Joel
  • NBA announces 4 new franchises; Charlotte & Miami for 1988 & Minneapolis & Orlando for 1989

Famous Deaths

  • Raphael Soyer, Russian-born American artist (Depression scenes in NYC), dies at 87