On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Flight Readiness Firing of Discovery's main engines is successfully
  • Kevin Gross is 2nd pitcher in 8 days to be ejected for scuffing ball

Famous Deaths

  • Calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies
  • Clara Peller, actress (Where's the Beef), dies at 86
  • I W Able, CEO (United Steel Workers of America, 1965-77), dies at 87
  • Raquel Torres, actress (Duck Soup, Sea Bat), dies