On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1987

Historical Events

  • Bob Land wins his 6th straight Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race
  • Gregory Robertson does 200-mph free fall to save unconscious skydiver near Coolidge, Arizona

Baseball Record

Mike Schmidt hits 500th home run (vs Robinson-Pirates)

  • Pat Knauff, France sets 1-leg downhill ski speed record (115.012 mph)

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Guthrie, English footballer, born in Shrewsbury, England
  • Sandra Lyng Haugen, Norwegian singer (Play My Drum), born in Mosj√łen, Norway
1987 Highlights

About April 18, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries

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