On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Roza" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • Football striker Mark Hughes plays for Wales and Bayern Munich in 2 countries on same day; appears for Wales in 2-0 European Championship loss to Czechoslovakia in Prague, then jets to Munich for 3-2 Cup win over Borussia
  • Judge Anthony Kennedy nominated to Supreme Court
  • Moscow party secretary Boris Jerusalem resigns

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Roger Clemens wins consecutive Cy Young Awards

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens

Event of interestEvent of Interest

van Gogh's "Irises" sells for record $53.6 million at auction

Famous Birthdays

  • Yuya Tegoshi, Japanese Idol (member of NEWS and Tegomass)

Famous Deaths

  • Lowell T. Coggeshall, American medical scientist and US Secretary of HEW (1956-58), dies at 86
  • Nico Slothouwer, poet (Liefdesstratenplan), commits suicide at 30
1987 Highlights

About November 11, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio