Historical Events For 1987
Monday, 25 September 2017
Jan 01 60 bodies recovered in Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in Puerto Rico on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history china's rudimentary civil code in effect
Jan 01 International Year of Shelter for Homeless begins in the year 1987.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 02 Troops of Chad President Habré conquer Fada oasis on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1987 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 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 in the year 1987.
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 In the year 1987 margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60
Jan 05 Surrogate Baby M case begins in Hackensack NJ in the year 1987.
Jan 06 In the year 1987 astronomers at University of California observe the birth of a galaxy
Jan 06 On this day in history the 100th US Congress convenes
Jan 07 In the year 1987 french airplanes harass Libyan positions in Duadi Doum
Jan 08 In the year 1987 the Dow Jones industrial average closes at over 2000 points for the first time.
Jan 09 In the year 1987 arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81
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 Sir Rudolf Bing (of New York Met Opera) marries Lady Carroll Douglass in the year 1987.
Jan 11 Largest crowd (76,633) at NFL New York Giant Stadium (beat Washington 17-0) on this day in history.
Jan 12 Britain's Prince Edward resigns from his Royal Marines training on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 13 W German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking in the year 1987.
Jan 14 On this day in history 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 Earl Wilson, Bdwy columnist (Midnight Earl), dies in Yonkers at 79 on this day in history.
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 President Reagan signs secret order permitting covert sale of arms to Iran on this day in history.