On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1987

Historical Events

  • Hungerford Massacre: in England, Michael Ryan kills sixteen people with an assault rifle and then commits suicide

Famous Birthdays

  • Ana├»s Lameche, Swedish pop singer (Play), born in the French Alps
  • Ileana D'Cruz, Indian actress
  • Richard Stearman, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Hayden Rorke, American actor (I Dream of Jeannie, When Worlds Collide), dies from multiple myeloma at 76
1987 Highlights

About August 19, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo