On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1987

Historical Events

  • 74th Tour de France won by Stephen Roche of Ireland
  • Catfish Hunter Billy Williams and Ray Dandridge inducted in Baseball Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Miriam McDonald, Canadian actress (Degrassi: The Next Generation), born in Oakville, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Bishop, American journalist and author (The Day Lincoln was Shot), dies at 79
  • Joe Liggins, American pianist and vocalist (The Honeydripper), dies at 71
1987 Highlights

About July 26, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo