What Happened on September 17, 1987

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia celebrates 200th anniversary of Constitution

Papal Visit

Pope John Paul II arrives in San Francisco, meets with AIDS patients, and embraces an AIDS infected child

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Huntington, English footballer, born in Carlisle, England
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Locke, British actor (Passport to Pimlico, Town on Trial), dies at 73

About September 17, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo

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