On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 31 people die in a fire at King's Cross, London's busiest tube station
  • Congressional committee reports on Iran-Contra affair

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cubs Andre Dawson is 1st player from a last-place club to win an MVP

MLB Star Andre Dawson
MLB Star
Andre Dawson

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Anquetil, French road cyclist (Tour de France 1957, 61-64; first 5-time winner), dies of stomach cancer at 53