On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1987

Historical Events

  • "334" club forms as 334 brave Devil fans journey through 20" of snow to attend New Jersey Devils 7-5 NHL victory over Calgary at Meadowlands
  • Chicago City Council elects Eugene Sawyer acting mayor
  • Jennifer Steele, 17, of Colorado becomes Miss Teen of America [Approx]
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara, Cuban performance poet and activist, born in Havan, Cuba
  • Teairra MarĂ­, American R&B singer and songwriter, born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich, Russian physicist, dies at 73
1987 Highlights

About December 2, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius