On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1987

Historical Events

  • Catfish Hunter and Billy Williams are elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Famous Deaths

  • Alton Purnell, American Dixieland jazz pianist, and singer, dies at 75
  • Douglas Sirk, German American film director (All That Heaven Allows), dies at 86
1987 Highlights

About January 14, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Makar Sankranti / Pongal (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn