What Happened on April 18, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • An unconscious skydiver is rescued by another diver in mid-air
  • Bob Land wins his 6th straight Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
  • Pat Knauff, France sets 1-leg downhill ski speed record (115.012 mph)

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Guthrie, English footballer
  • Sandra Lyng Haugen, Norwegian singer