On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Teddy & Alice" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 77 performances
  • Heavy snow closes schools from DC to Maine
  • Ulla Weigerstorfer of Austria, 20, crowned 37th Miss World

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Little, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Edmonton, Canada
  • Jason Day, Australian golfer (PGA Championship 2015, World Number #1 2015-16, 51 weeks), born in Beaudesert, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at 75
1987 Highlights

About November 12, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio