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

  • Anaïs Lameche, Swedish pop singer (Play), born in the French Alps
  • Ileana D'Cruz, Indian-Portuguese actress, born in Mumbai, India
  • Nico Hülkenberg, German racing car driver, born in Emmerich am Rhein, West Germany
  • Richard Stearman, English footballer, born in Wolverhampton, England

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? 34 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo