On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1987

Historical Events

  • 7th Belgium government of Martens forms
  • Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Robert M Solow
  • Senate debate begins rejecting Robert Bork's Supreme Ct nomination

Famous Birthdays

  • Anele Ngcongca, South African soccer defender (53 caps; Genk), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan government official, dies at 88
1987 Highlights

About October 21, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra