Historical Events For 1987
Monday, 27 March 2017
Jan 01 60 bodies recovered in Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in Puerto Rico in the year 1987.
Jan 01 China's rudimentary civil code in effect in the year 1987.
Jan 01 International Year of Shelter for Homeless begins on this day in history.
Jan 01 Year of the Reader begins on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history penn State upsets Miami in Fiesta Bowl for college football champ
Jan 02 Troops of Chad President Habré conquer Fada oasis in the year 1987.
Jan 03 On this day in history former Miss America Vanessa Williams marries Ramon T Hervey in New York City NY
Jan 03 Rock &Roll Hall of Fame inducts first female artist Aretha Franklin on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1987 16 die in a train crash in Chase MD
Jan 04 F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1987 sixteen people die when a Washington-bound Amtrak train collides with Conrail locomotives in Chase, Maryland.
Jan 04 Thomas Stevens became first man to bicycle around the world on this day in history.
Jan 05 Canadian author Margaret Laurence takes her own life at age 60, losing a battle with lung cancer; on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1987 margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60
Jan 05 Surrogate Baby M case begins in Hackensack NJ on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history astronomers at University of California observe the birth of a galaxy
Jan 06 The 100th US Congress convenes on this day in history.
Jan 07 French airplanes harass Libyan positions in Duadi Doum in the year 1987.
Jan 08 The Dow Jones industrial average closes at over 2000 points for the first time in the year 1987.
Jan 09 Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81 in the year 1987.
Jan 09 In the year 1987 chinese/Vietnamese border fights, 1500 killed
Jan 09 New Nicaraguan constitution takes effect in the year 1987.
Jan 09 In the year 1987 sir Rudolf Bing (of New York Met Opera) marries Lady Carroll Douglass
Jan 11 Largest crowd (76,633) at NFL New York Giant Stadium (beat Washington 17-0) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1987 e van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies
Jan 13 W German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking in the year 1987.
Jan 14 Douglas Sirk, director (Zu Neuen Ufern, Boefje), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Jan 15 In the year 1987 dolores Hawkins, singer (Guy Mitchell Show), dies at 58
Jan 16 Earl Wilson, Bdwy columnist (Midnight Earl), dies in Yonkers at 79 in the year 1987.
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 In the year 1987 president Reagan signed a secret order permitting the covert sale of arms to Iran.
Jan 17 President Reagan signs secret order permitting covert sale of arms to Iran on this day in history.