What Happened on August 8, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Brewers' Rob Deer struck-out 5 times in a game
  • Lynne Cox became 1st to swim from US to Russia across Bering Strait
  • Pakistan all out 708 v England at The Oval, Botham 3-217

Famous Birthdays

  • Katie Leung, Scottish actress
  • Kim Chi [Sang-Young Shin], Korean-American drag queen, artist, and reality television personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Danilo BlanuĊĦa, Croatian mathematician (b. 1903)