Historical Events Happened In 1987
Friday, 28 August 2015
Jan 01 On this day in history 60 bodies recovered in Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in Puerto Rico
Jan 01 China's rudimentary civil code in effect in the year 1987.
Jan 01 On this day in history international Year of Shelter for Homeless begins
Jan 01 On this day in history year of the Reader begins
Jan 02 Penn State upsets Miami in Fiesta Bowl for college football champ in the year 1987.
Jan 02 Troops of Chad President Habré conquer Fada oasis on this day in history.
Jan 03 Former Miss America Vanessa Williams marries Ramon T Hervey in New York City NY in the year 1987.
Jan 03 Rock &Roll Hall of Fame inducts first female artist Aretha Franklin in the year 1987.
Jan 04 16 die in a train crash in Chase MD on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history f van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79
Jan 04 Sixteen people die when a Washington-bound Amtrak train collides with Conrail locomotives in Chase, Maryland on this day in history.
Jan 04 Thomas Stevens became first man to bicycle around the world on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1987 canadian author Margaret Laurence takes her own life at age 60, losing a battle with lung cancer;
Jan 05 On this day in history margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60
Jan 05 Surrogate Baby M case begins in Hackensack NJ on this day in history.
Jan 06 Astronomers at University of California observe the birth of a galaxy on this day in history.
Jan 06 The 100th US Congress convenes in the year 1987.
Jan 07 On this day in history french airplanes harass Libyan positions in Duadi Doum
Jan 08 The Dow Jones industrial average closes at over 2000 points for the first time on this day in history.
Jan 09 Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history chinese/Vietnamese border fights, 1500 killed
Jan 09 On this day in history new Nicaraguan constitution takes effect
Jan 09 Sir Rudolf Bing (of New York Met Opera) marries Lady Carroll Douglass on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history largest crowd (76,633) at NFL New York Giant Stadium (beat Washington 17-0)
Jan 12 In the year 1987 britain's Prince Edward resigns from his Royal Marines training
Jan 13 7 top New York Mafia bosses sentenced to 100 years in prison each on this day in history.
Jan 13 On this day in history e van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies
Jan 13 In the year 1987 w German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking
Jan 14 Douglas Sirk, director (Zu Neuen Ufern, Boefje), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history dolores Hawkins, singer (Guy Mitchell Show), dies at 58
Jan 16 On this day in history earl Wilson, Bdwy columnist (Midnight Earl), dies in Yonkers at 79
Jan 16 In the year 1987 hu Yaobang resigns as head of China's Communist Party, accepting blame for policy mistakes stemming from student turmoil
Jan 17 President Reagan signed a secret order permitting the covert sale of arms to Iran on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1987 president Reagan signs secret order permitting covert sale of arms to Iran