On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1987

Article: I'm Not Gay Insists 'Fruit-Flavoured, Mincing' Liberace

Historical Events

  • Sacramento Kings score only 4 points 1st quarter against Lakers; fewest in a period since introduction of 24 second shot-clock in 1954
  • Stars & Stripes beats Australia's Kookaburra 3, sweeps America's Cup

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Reagan's veto of Clean Water Act is overridden by Congress

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Lucie Šafářová, Czech tennis player, born in Brno, Czechia

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Rogers, American psychologist (b. 1902)

Person of interestLiberace

Liberace, pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman), dies at 67

Pianist Liberace

1987 Highlights

About February 4, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius