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
Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Willie McCovey
Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Willie McCovey

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? 33 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo