What Happened on August 2, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 25th Tennis Fed Cup: Germany beats USA in Vancouver Canada (2-1)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Christa Johnson wins Columbia Savings LPGA National Golf Pro-Am

LPGA Golfer Christa Johnson
LPGA Golfer
Christa Johnson
  • Cincinnati Red Eric Davis becomes 7th and earliest 30 HR 30 steal man
  • Don Brown sets flight record for handbow (1,336 yds 1'3")
  • Eric Davis is 7th to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases in one season
  • Kevin Seitzer (KC Royals), gets 6 hits in one baseball game
  • Michael Andretti runs fastest Indy car race in history (171.49 MPH)
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Deaths

  • Myron Stout, US abstract artist, dies at 79