On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 49th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Syracuse, 74-73; Hoosiers' guard Keith Smart hits game-winner in final seconds, intercepts full court pass at the last second

Famous Birthdays

  • "Baby M" born to a surrogate mother, awarded to her dad William Stern
  • Humpy Koneru, Indian chess player (youngest woman to achieve title of grandmaster), born in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh