On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1987

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

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Rogers, American psychologist (b. 1902)


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

1987 Highlights

About February 4, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius