On This Day

January 1, 1987 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • 53rd Orange Bowl: #3 Oklahoma beats #9 Arkansas, 42-8
  • 53rd Sugar Bowl: #6 Nebraska beats #5 LSU, 30-15
  • 73rd Rose Bowl: #7 Arizona State beats #4 Michigan, 22-15

Birthdays in Sport

  • Meryl Davis, American ice dancer (Olympic gold with Charlie White 2014; World C'ships gold 2011, 13), born in Royal Oak, Michigan