On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1987

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

B.B. King donates his 7,000 record collection to the University of Mississippi

Blues Musician B.B. King
Blues Musician
B.B. King
  • B.B. King is inducted into the "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame"

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Muddy Waters is inducted into the "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame"

Blues Musician Muddy Waters
Blues Musician
Muddy Waters

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Ledley, Welsh footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Goodell, American politician (b. 1926)
  • Pieter G Buckinx, Flemish writer (7th Day), dies at 83
1987 Highlights

About January 21, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius