On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1987

Historical Events

  • Ice Dance Championship at Cincinnati won by Bestemianova & Bukin (URS)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Gotti, boss of the Gambino crime family, is acquitted of racketeering

Gangster John Gotti
John Gotti
  • Washington Caps score 5 goals against Toronto in 3 mins & 3 secs

Famous Birthdays

  • Marco Andretti, American racecar driver (grandson of Mario Andretti), born in Nazareth, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Bernhard Grzimek, German zoologist (West Germany), dies at 77
  • Fela Sowande, Nigerian musician and composer, dies at 81
  • Finn Videro, Danish organist and composer, dies at 80
  • Gerald Moore, English pianist (Am I Too Loud), dies at 87
1987 Highlights

About March 13, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces