On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

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

  • Samantha Droke, American actress, born in De Leon, Texas