On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Broadway/Imperial NYC for 4000+ performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

David Robinson scores 50 points in a NCAA basketball game

NBA Center David Robinson
NBA Center
David Robinson
  • Federal judge dismisses lawsuits sought by Oliver North
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Cincinnati won by E Gordeeva & Grinkov (Soviet Union)
  • Men's Figure Skating Championship in Cincinnati won by Brian Orser (Canada)
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk (Soviet Union)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Seitz, American footballer