What Happened on October 31, 1987

Historical Events

  • A pair in Coventry, England, ties world record for longest singles tennis match at 80 hrs 21 minutes
  • American jockey Chris Antley becomes first rider to win 9 races in a day (4 at Aqueduct / 5 at The Meadowlands)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Campbell, American professor of comparative mythology (Mythic Image), dies at 83

About October 31, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio

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