On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1987

Historical Events

  • 28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9, die in crash at Denver

Sports History

Brazilian Williams driver Nelson Piquet retires from Australian Grand Prix at Adelaide with break trouble but wins his 3rd Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by 12 points from Nigel Mansell

Auto Racer Nigel Mansell
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Nigel Mansell
  • Carla Beurskens runs Dutch female record marathon (2:26:34)
  • Leile McBridge (Denver), crowned Miss Black America
  • NY Giant Raul Allegre kicks 2, 50 or more yard field goals in a game
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Hecox, Member of Smosh
  • Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer
1987 Highlights

About November 15, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio