On This Day

March 19, 1987 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American televangelist Jim Bakker resigns amid rape accusation by his secretary, Jessica Hahn

Televangelist Jim Bakker
Jim Bakker
  • Fred Currey acquires Greyhound Bus Company
  • Hassanali inaugurated as president of Trinidad & Tobago

Deaths in History

  • Arch Oboler, American director, screen and radio writer, and producer (Lights Out, Bwana Devil), dies at 77
  • Louis Broglie, French physicist (Nobel 1929), dies at 94
  • Louis Victor de Broglie, French quantum physicist (studied electrons, Nobel Prize 1929), dies at 94
  • Tony Stratton-Smith, journalist/record co CEO (Charisma), dies at 53
1987 in History