On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1987

Historical Events

  • KC Royal pitcher Dennis Leonard (3X 20 game winner), retires
  • Philippines adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerard Piqué, Spanish football player
  • Martin Spanjers, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Lion, record founder (Blue Note), dies at 78
  • Alistair MacLean, Scottish novelist (The Guns of Navarone), dies at 64
  • Castilho, Brazilian footballer (b. 1927)
  • Patrick "Spike" Hughes, British jazz musician (Cinderella), dies at 78
1987 Highlights

About February 2, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius