On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1987

Historical Events

  • 100th US Congress convenes
  • Astronomers at University of California see 1st sight of birth of a galaxy

Famous Deaths

  • Domingo Santa Cruz Wilson, Chilean composer, dies at 87
1987 Highlights

About January 6, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn