On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1987

Historical Events

  • South African Airways Boeing 747 crashes into Indian Ocean, 159 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Karen Gillan, Scottish actress (Doctor Who, Guardians of the Galaxy), born in Inverness, Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist prof (isolated growth hormones), dies at 74
  • Paul Arma, Hungarian-French composer, dies at 83
1987 Highlights

About November 28, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius