On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

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, NZ author, pro Chinese communist, dies at 90 in Beijing