On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1987

Historical Events

Historic Event

Nigerian President Ibrahim Babangida creates two states: Akwa Ibom and Katisna

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Fosse, choreographer (All the Jazz), dies at 62
  • Louis Kentner, Hungarian-British pianist and composer, dies at 87
  • O. B. McClinton, American country singer (Man needs a woman), dies at 47
1987 Highlights

About September 23, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra