On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1987

Historical Events

  • Brewers lose, ending AL season-opening winning streak at 13 games
  • Dow Jones Average soared 664.7; 2nd biggest one-day gain in history
  • Milwaukee Brewers lose after 13th straight victory to start season

Sports History

Richard Hadlee makes highest Test Cricket score of 151* (v Sri Lanka)

  • Tamil bomb attack in Colombo Sri Lanka, 115 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Nadif Chowdhury, Bangladeshi cricketer

Famous Deaths

  • Edith S Green, (Rep-D-Ore), dies at 77
1987 Highlights

About April 21, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus