On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1987

Historical Events

  • French airplanes harass Libyan positions in Duadi Doum

Sports History

Kapil Dev takes his 300th Test wicket, at 28 the youngest

Famous Birthdays

  • Davide Astori, Italian footballer (Milan), born in San Giovanni Bianco, Italy (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72
1987 Highlights

About January 7, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn