On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Roza" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 6 killed by an earthquake measuring 6.1 in LA
  • Fiji's constitution is suspended
  • The Whittier Narrows earthquake shook the San Gabriel Valley, registering as a magnitude 5.9.

Famous Birthdays

  • Hiroki Aiba, Japanese actor and singer (The Prince Of Tennis), born in Funabashi, Chiba, Japan
  • Michaela Coel, English actress, filmmaker and singer (Chewing Gum), born in London, England
1987 Highlights

About October 1, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra