On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1987

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mariners draft Ken Griffey Jr. #1

Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder Ken Griffey Jr.
Baseball Hall of Fame Outfielder
Ken Griffey Jr.

Famous Birthdays

  • Darin [Zanyar], Swedish pop singer (Lovekiller, Tvillingen), born in Stockholm

Famous Deaths

  • Andres Segovia, Spanish composer/guitarist, dies at 94
  • Sammy Kaye, American orchestra leader (Swing and Sway With Sammy Kaye)), dies of cancer at 77
1987 Highlights

About June 2, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini