What Happened on January 2, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 16th Fiesta Bowl: #2 Penn State beats #1 Miami, 14-10
  • Indiana Pacers beat the Los Angeles Clippers, 116-106 to give coach Jack Ramsay his 800th NBA victory; at the time Ramsey is one of only 2 coaches (with Red Auerbach) to reach milestone
  • Troops of Chad President HabrĂ© conquer Fada oasis

Famous Birthdays

  • Loui Batley, British actress
  • Syesha Mercado, American singer