On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1987

Historical Events

Television Debut

"Star Trek: The Next Generation," starring Patrick Stewart debuts on syndicated TV

  • Gladys Knight & Smokey Robinson on "$10,000 Pyramid"

Famous Birthdays

Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff, American actress and singer (Lizzie McGuire), born in Houston, Texas

  • Terence Crawford, American boxer (WBO welterweight title 2018-), born in Omaha, Nebraska

Famous Deaths

  • Mehdi Hashemi, Iranian aid of Ayatollah Khomeini, shot for treason
1987 Highlights

About September 28, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra