On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1987

Historical Events

  • Cecilia Bolocco, 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe
  • Great offensive against Tamil-rebellion in Jaffra Sri Lanka
  • US Supreme Court ruled dangerous defendants could be held without bail
  • William H. Webster replaces Robert M. Gates as 14th director of CIA
1987 Highlights

About May 26, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini