On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Al Unser Sr, 47, wins his 4th Indy 500

Sport awardLPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Jane Geddes wins by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Betsy King

LPGA Golfer Jane Geddes
LPGA Golfer
Jane Geddes
LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominika Kasprzycka, Polish singer, born in Skarżysko-Kamienna, Poland
  • Guillaume Latendresse, French-Canadian hockey player, born in Sainte-Catherine, Quebec, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, British actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89