On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1987

Historical Events

  • Brazilian Williams driver Nelson Piquet finishes 15th in the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka but clinches his 3rd Formula 1 World Drivers Championship
  • New York City Marathon: Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya wins men's race, 2:11:01; English runner Priscilla Welch women's champion, 2:30:17
  • New York Jets retire Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Don Maynard's jersey #13
  • New Zealand All Blacks create a rugby union international world record score when they beat Japan, 106-4 at the National Stadium in Tokyo

Famous Deaths

  • René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec, dies at 65
1987 Highlights

About November 1, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio