On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1987

Historical Events

  • Detroit Tigers ace Jack Morris ties AL record with 5 wild pitches in a 4-2, 10 innings loss v Kansas City Royals
  • Discovery in Orbital Processing Facility is powered up for STS-26
  • Twins pitcher Joe Niekro is caught with a file on the mound in 11-3 win v Angels, ejected and suspended for 10 games
1987 Highlights

About August 3, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Civic Holiday (Canada), Summer Bank Holiday (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo