On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1987

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ángel Cordero Jr.becomes 4th jockey to win 6,000 races

Sport awardUS Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Plainfield CC: England's Laura Davies won the first of her 4 major titles in an 18-hole Tuesday playoff over runners-up Ayako Okamoto and JoAnne Carner

LPGA Golfer Laura Davies
LPGA Golfer
Laura Davies

Famous Deaths

  • James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism), dies at 81
1987 Highlights

About July 28, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo