What Happened on August 26, 1987

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Paul Molitor goes 0-for-4 ends hitting streak at 39 consecutive games

Famous Deaths

  • John Goddard, West Indian cricket all-rounder and captain (27 Tests @ 30.67; 33 wickets; Barbados), dies at 68
1987 Highlights

About August 26, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: La Bamba - Los Lobos
  • UK #1 Song: Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley