August 24, 1987 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Announcement of possible Martian tornadoes

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Bayard Rustin, American civil rights leader (March on Washington organizer, Social Democrats USA), dies of a perforated appendix at 75

Civil Rights Activist Bayard Rustin
Civil Rights Activist
Bayard Rustin