On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1987

Historical Events


Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

15 year old American tennis player Michael Chang becomes youngest man to win a match at the US Open when he beats Australian Paul McNamee in 4 sets in the opening round

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Michael Chang
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Michael Chang
  • Smoking forbidden in public buildings in Belgium

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel "Dann" Hume, New Zealand musician (Evermore), born in Feilding, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Philip Friend, British actor (Dick Turpin, Buccaneer's Girl, Vulture, Fur Collar), dies at 72
1987 Highlights

About September 1, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo