On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1987

Historical Events

  • Yankees score 12 runs in 7th inning vs KC Royals
  • Zoja Ivanova wins 2nd female World Cup marathon (2:30:39)

Famous Birthdays

Joss Stone

Joss Stone [Joscelyn Stoker], English singer-songwriter (The Soul Sessions), born in Dover, Kent

  • Michelle Phan, American Vietnamese make-up vlogger and entrepreneur, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Erskine Caldwell, American novelist (Tobacco Road, God's Little Acre), dies at 83
  • Kent Taylor [Louis Weiss], American actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders), dies at 79
  • Primo Levi, Italian chemist and writer (Survival in Auschwitz), dies at 67
1987 Highlights

About April 11, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries