On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1987

Historical Events

  • Major General Sitiveni Rabuka stages a second Fijian coup and declares Fiji a republic

Famous Deaths

  • Emlyn Williams, actor and director (I Accuse, Ivanhoe, Scarf), dies at 81
  • George Emlyn Williams, Welsh actor and playwright (David Copperfield), dies from cancer at 81

Mary Astor

Mary Astor [Lucile Langhanke], American Academy Award-winning actress (The Great Lie; Meet Me In St Louis; The Maltese Falcon), dies of emphysema at 81


1987 Highlights

About September 25, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra