On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Always & Forever" 2nd studio album by Randy Travis (Billboard Album of the Year 1988)
  • 141st Grand National: Jockey Steve Knight wins his second GN aboard 28/1 shot Maori Venture by 5 lengths from The Tsarevich
  • Dow Jones up 69.89 points, ending at record 2,390.34 pts

Famous Birthdays

  • Cameron Maybin, American baseball player, born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Devon Anderson, English actor (EastEnders), born in Greenwich, London
  • Sarah Gadon, Canadian actress (Flashpoint), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • C. L. Moore, American science fiction and fantasy writer (Judgment Night), dies at 76