Historical Events Happened In 1987
Sunday, 19 April 2015
Jan 01 On this day in history 60 bodies recovered in Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in Puerto Rico
Jan 01 On this day in history china's rudimentary civil code in effect
Jan 01 International Year of Shelter for Homeless begins on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1987 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 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 in the year 1987.
Jan 04 16 die in a train crash in Chase MD in the year 1987.
Jan 04 F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79 in the year 1987.
Jan 04 Sixteen people die when a Washington-bound Amtrak train collides with Conrail locomotives in Chase, Maryland in the year 1987.
Jan 04 On this day in history thomas Stevens became first man to bicycle around the world
Jan 05 Canadian author Margaret Laurence takes her own life at age 60, losing a battle with lung cancer; in the year 1987.
Jan 05 In the year 1987 margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60
Jan 05 On this day in history surrogate Baby M case begins in Hackensack NJ
Jan 06 Astronomers at University of California observe the birth of a galaxy in the year 1987.
Jan 06 The 100th US Congress convenes in the year 1987.
Jan 07 In the year 1987 french airplanes harass Libyan positions in Duadi Doum
Jan 08 The Dow Jones industrial average closes at over 2000 points for the first time in the year 1987.
Jan 09 In the year 1987 arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81
Jan 09 Chinese/Vietnamese border fights, 1500 killed on this day in history.
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 Britain's Prince Edward resigns from his Royal Marines training in the year 1987.
Jan 13 7 top New York Mafia bosses sentenced to 100 years in prison each in the year 1987.
Jan 13 E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies in the year 1987.
Jan 13 W German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1987 douglas Sirk, director (Zu Neuen Ufern, Boefje), dies at 86
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 Hu Yaobang resigns as head of China's Communist Party, accepting blame for policy mistakes stemming from student turmoil on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1987 president Reagan signed a secret order permitting the covert sale of arms to Iran.
Jan 17 In the year 1987 president Reagan signs secret order permitting covert sale of arms to Iran