On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1987

Article: Secret Behind Mona Lisa's Smile

Historical Events

  • The president of the Philippines puts down a rebellion against their government in Manila

Event of interestEvent of Interest

William J. Casey term as 13th director of the CIA ends

CIA Director William J. Casey
CIA Director
William J. Casey

Famous Birthdays

  • Matthew Wilson, English world rally driver, born in Cockermouth, United Kingdom
  • Spencer Clark, American race car driver, born in Las Vegas, Nevada (d. 2006)

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Lisa files for separation from husband NY Met Darryl Strawberry

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry

Famous Deaths

  • Ivo Lhotka-Kalinski, Yugoslav composer, dies at 73
1987 Highlights

About January 29, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius