What Happened on December 23, 1987

Historical Events

  • Buffalo goaltender Tom Barrasso leads the Sabres to a 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings to record his 100th NHL victory; makes him the youngest player to reach milestone at just 22 years, 9 months

Historic Event

Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, serving a life sentence for attempted assassination of President Gerald Ford, escapes from Alderson Prison

1987 Highlights

About December 23, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Faith - George Michael
  • UK #1 Song: Always On My Mind - Pet Shop Boys