On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Fox TV network premieres showing "Married With Children" and "The Tracey Ullman Show"

Sport awardGolf Major

Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Betsy King wins the first of her 6 major titles in a sudden-death playoff with Patty Sheehan, with a par on the 2nd extra hole

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky