On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Roza" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 12 performances

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Boston Red Sox starter Roger Clemens wins back-to-back AL Cy Young Awards; Philadelphia Phillies starter Steve Bedrosian takes NL Award

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens
  • 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

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Judge Anthony Kennedy nominated to Supreme Court

106th US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy
106th US Supreme Court Justice
Anthony Kennedy
  • Moscow party secretary Boris Jerusalem resigns

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


Famous Birthdays

  • Yuya Tegoshi, Japanese Idol (member of NEWS and Tegomass), born in Yokohama, Japan

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? 33 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Veterans Day (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio