What Happened on July 2, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • KC Royals outfielder Jim Eisenreich hits 1st HR since 1982, in MLB comeback process, retired 1984 (Tourette syndrome)
  • Nilde Iotti is named as the first female President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies.

Famous Birthdays

  • Ruslana Korshunova, Kazakhstani model (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Linnas, accused Nazi, dies of heart failure in Russia
  • Michael Bennet, choreographer (A Chorus Line), dies of AIDS at 44