On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1987

Historical Events

Historic Event

Donald Trump takes out a full page NY Times ad lambasting Japan

  • Houston outfielder Kevin Bass becomes 1st NL player to switch hit HRs in a game twice in one season in Astros 10-1 win v Cubs
  • Philips introduces CD-video
  • Trial begins in Moscow for West German pilot Mathias Rust, who flew a private plane from Finland to Moscow, USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Spencer Smith, American rock drummer (Panic! at the Disco), born in Denver, Colorado
1987 Highlights

About September 2, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo