On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1987

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Former West German Chancellor Willy Brandt resigns as chairman of the Social Democratic Party

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt
  • Soap "Bold & Beautiful" premieres
  • US offers military protection to Kuwaiti ships in the Persian Gulf

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Wall, Swedish journalist killed investigating Danish inventor Peter Madsen, born in Trelleborg, Sweden (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Adriaan Pitlo, Dutch lawyer, dies at 85
1987 Highlights

About March 23, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries