On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday

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, mythologist (Mythic Image), dies at 83