On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1987

Historical Events

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

Sports History

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


Famous Deaths

Jacques Anquetil

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

1987 Highlights

About November 18, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio