On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1987

Historical Events

  • 16 die in a train crash in Chase Md

Famous Deaths

  • Frederik van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79
  • Jack Martin, cricketer (Eng pace bowler, 1-111 & 0-18 in Test), dies
  • Peggy Bacon, American author and illustrator (Off With Their Heads), dies at 91
1987 Highlights

About January 4, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn