On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1987

Historical Events

  • August Wilson's "Fences" premieres in NYC
  • Hyderabad beat Delhi on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy
  • NASA launches Fltsatcom-6, it fails to reach orbit
  • National Federation of State High School Associations adopt the college 3 point shot (21 feet)

Famous Birthdays

  • Joshua Herdman, English actor, born in Hampton, United Kingdom
  • Yui, Japanese musician

Famous Deaths

  • Eugen Jochum, German conductor (Hamburg Orchestra), dies at 84
  • Walter Abel, American actor (Fury, Suspicion, Dream Girl), dies at 88
1987 Highlights

About March 26, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries