On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Rock Theatre, Szeged, Hungary

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Oakland's Mark McGwire sets rookie HR record at 39, en route to 49

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire

Famous Birthdays

  • Tim Tebow, American NFL quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2007, BCS National C'ship 2006, 08; U of Florida; Denver Broncos), born in Makati, Philippines
1987 Highlights

About August 14, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo