August 18, 1987 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Ohio nurse Donald Harvey sentence to triple life (poisoned 24)
  • Philip Rush of NZ, set record for triple crossing English Channel his time 28:21, 10 hours faster than 1st man to do it
  • Straatsburg: Manuela Stellmach/Astrid Strauss/Anke Mohring/ Heike Friedrich swims female world record 4x200m freestyle (7:55.47)