On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1987

Historical Events

  • Steve Largent sets all-time NFL record for career catches when he catches his 752nd pass
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Lily Cole, English model and actress, born in Torquay, England

Famous Deaths

  • Geoffrey D Lloyd, Chairman of the guild of British Newspaper editors (b. 1933)
  • Priscilla Dean, actress (Outside the Law), dies of injuries at 91
  • Rewi Alley, New Zealand writer (Americans in China, dies at 90
1987 Highlights

About December 27, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn