August 18, 1987 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Ohio health care worker Donald Harvey sentenced to triple life for poisoning 24 patients
  • Philip Rush of NZ, set record for triple crossing English Channel his time 28:21, 10 hours faster than 1st man to do it
  • Straatsburg: Manuela Stellmach, Astrid Strauss, Anke Mohring and Heike Friedrich swims female world record 4x200m freestyle (7:55.47)