On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1987

Historical Events

  • Guy Hunt becomes Alabama's 1st Republican governor since 1874

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Harman, American golfer (US Open 2017 runner-up), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Edgar Manucharyan, Armenian footballer, born in Yerevan, Armenia

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Lohse, German composer, dies at 78
  • Gerald Brenan, English writer, dies at 92
1987 Highlights

About January 19, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (United States)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn