What Happened on August 7, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala
  • Javed Miandad becomes first to score 6,000 Test runs for Pakistan as he cracks 260 in drawn 5th Test v England at The Oval
  • Lynne Cox swims 4.3 km from US to USSR in 39°F (4°C) Bering Sea

Famous Birthdays

  • Sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player, born in Nova Scotia, Canada

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

"Magnum, P.I." actor Tom Selleck (42) weds actress and dancer Jillie Mack (29) in Incline Village, Nevada


Famous Deaths

  • Camille Chamoun, President of Lebanon (1952-58), dies at 87
  • Nobusuke Kishi, Prime Minister of Japan (1957-60), dies at 90