What Happened on September 6, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 2nd World Championships in Athletics close at Rome, Italy
  • Conjoined twins Benjamin & Patrick Binder separated at John Hopkins Hospital
  • Douglas Wakiihuri wins marathon (2:11:48)
  • Saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks a CFL-record 60-yard field goal

Famous Birthdays

  • Ramiele Malubay, American singer

Famous Deaths

  • Quinn Martin, American television producer (b. 1922)