What Happened on August 16, 1987

Historical Events

  • Astrological Harmonic Convergence-Dawn of New Age
  • Northwest Airlines 255 plane crashes in Detroit, 156 die (1 lives)
  • NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs, 23-10 at Wrigley Field, Chicago; Greg Maddox records the loss
1987 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Kyal Marsh, Australian actor, born in Clare, South Australia
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Charles H. Wesley, American author and historian (The History of Alpha Phi Alpha), dies at 95

About August 16, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo

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