On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1987

Historical Events

  • 1st time in 20 years a delegation from USSR lands in Israel
  • 50 white South Africans meets ANCers in Dakar
  • Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), Islesmere GC: Jody Rosenthal wins by 2 from Ayako Okamoto of Japan
  • Phillies Kent Tekulve pitches his 900th game in relief

US Senior Golf Open

US Senior Open Men's Golf, Brooklawn CC: South African Gary Player wins by a record 6 strokes ahead of Doug Sanders

Golfer Gary Player
Gary Player

1987 Highlights

About July 12, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer