On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1987

Historical Events

  • Bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate
  • NBC technicians accept pact, end 118 day strike

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Vanden Borre, Belgian footballer, born in Likasi, Zaire (now Congo)
  • Charlie White, American ice dancer (Oympic gold & silver 2014, silver 2010), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Lincoln Lewis, Australian actor (Tomorrow, When the War Begin), born in Brisbane, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Constantin Alajalov, Armenian-American artist (Ditters & Jitters), dies at 86
1987 Highlights

About October 24, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio