What Happened on September 5, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2nd World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in Men's Long Jump

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • Carlton Fisk clubs his 300th career HR off Danny Jackson

Sport awardTennis Open

John McEnroe is fined $17,500 for tirades at US Tennis Open

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Casiraghi, son of Princess Caroline of Monaco

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Steven Seagal (36) weds actress Kelly LeBrock (27) in Beverly Hills, California

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Bowes, cricketer (Bodyline bowler, 68 wkts for England), dies