On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1987

Historical Events

  • Said Aouita of Morocco sets 5k record (12:58.39) in Rome
  • Soyuz TM-3 launched with 3 cosmonauts (1 Syrian)
  • US began escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti tankers in Persian Gulf

Famous Deaths

  • A G Kripal Singh, cricketer (14 Tests for India), dies
1987 Highlights

About July 22, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer