On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1987

Historical Events

  • 2nd Athletics World Championships open at Rome, Italy

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Mike Schmidt passes Ted Williams & Willie McCovey with 522 HRs

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Famous Deaths

  • John Huston, US/Irish actor and director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81
1987 Highlights

About August 28, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo