On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1987

Historical Events

  • 11 are killed in an IRA bomb attack in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland
  • Cricket World Cup, Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India: David Boon scores 75 as Australia beats England by 7 runs for their first title;

Famous Birthdays

  • Sam Bradford, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2008, U of Oklahoma; NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year 2010, St. Louis Rams), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Samantha Droke, American actress, born in De Leon, Texas
1987 Highlights

About November 8, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio