On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1987

Historical Events

  • Seven top New York City Mafia bosses sentenced to 100 years in prison each
  • West German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Johnson [John Johnson III], American NHL Hockey Player (Pittsburgh Penguins, Columbus Blue Jackets), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies
1987 Highlights

About January 13, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn