On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1987

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Don Mattingly hits his 4th grand slam of season & ties AL record of homers in 6 straight games (on way to tie major league record of 8)

  • Great Britain performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
  • Said Aouita runs world record 2000m (4:50.81)
1987 Highlights

About July 16, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer