On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 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