On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1987

Historical Events

  • Bork nominated to Supreme Court, rejected in Oct by senate
  • New York City radio station WFAN-AM commences first 24 hour all sports radio format
  • WHN-AM in NY City changes call letters to WFAN (now WEVD) replacing WHN's country music, WYNY-FM adopts country music format

Famous Deaths

  • Snakefinger, British-born musician (b. 1949)
1987 Highlights

About July 1, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Canada Day (Canada)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer