On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday

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, singer