On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1987

Historical Events

  • Benito Santiago, Padres catcher, wins NL Rookie of Year
  • Lisa Steinberg, battered into coma by her adoptive father Joel
  • NBA announces 4 new franchises; Charlotte & Miami for 1988 & Minneapolis & Orlando for 1989

Famous Birthdays

  • T.O.P. [Choi Seung-hyun], Korean singer-songwriter (Big Bang) and actor, born in Seoul, South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • Raphael Soyer, Russian-born American artist (Depression scenes in NYC), dies at 87
1987 Highlights

About November 4, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio