On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1987

Historical Events

Sports History

German tennis star Steffi Graf claims her first WTA Tour Championship with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-0, 6-4 win over Gabriela Sabatini of Argentina at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicklas Backstrom, Swedish ice hockey player, born in Valbo, Sweden
  • Snooki [Nicole Polizzi], American reality TV personality (Jersey Shore), born in Santiago, Chile

Famous Deaths

  • Alton Adams, American composer (1st black bandmaster in the United States Navy), dies at 98
  • Marcia Henderson, American actress (Aldrich Family -"Kathleen"; Peter Pan), dies of lupus at 58
1987 Highlights

About November 23, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius