On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 2nd regular-season National Football League player strike begins
  • Dow-Jones index rises record 75.23 points
  • Janet B Evans swims female world record 400m freestyle (4:03.85)
  • NFL players go on strike for 24 days
  • Red Sox Wade Boggs ties AL record of 200 hits for 5 straight seasons

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Felton, English Actor

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Stryker, entertainer, dies at 27
  • Dan Rowan [Daniel Hale Rowan], American comedian (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In), dies at 65
  • Louis Kentner, Hungarian-British composer, dies at 82