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Historical Events In 1987

Sunday, 17 October 2021

Aug 04   On this day in history fCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters  

Aug 04   In the year 1987 kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56  

Aug 05   In the year 1987 zygmunt Mycielsky, composer, dies at 79  

Aug 06   Ira C Eaker, commandant USAF in Europe (WW II), dies at 91 in the year 1987.  

Aug 07   In the year 1987 5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala  

Aug 07   Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Aug 07   In the year 1987 lynne Cox swims 4.3 km from US to USSR in 39o F (4o C) Bering Sea  

Aug 08   Lynne Cox became first to swim from US to Russia across Bering Strait on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Kees de Galan, Dutch economist, dies at 55 in the year 1987.  

Aug 10   Calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies in the year 1987.  

Aug 11   Clara Peller, commercial spokesperson (Wendy's), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72 in the year 1987.  

Aug 16   In the year 1987 156 die as Northwest Flight 255 crashes at take off in Detroit  

Aug 17   Charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet, dies at 84 in the year 1987.  

Aug 17   Dow Jones Industrial Avg closes above 2,700 for 1st time (2,700.57) on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Rudolph Hess Nazi, dies at 93, after 46 years in Spandau Prison in the year 1987.  

Aug 18   Philip Rush of NZ, set record for triple crossing English Channel. His time 28 21, 10 hours faster than the first man to do it in the year 1987.  

Aug 18   In the year 1987 philip Rush of NZ, set record for triple crossing English Channel. His time 28:21, 10 hours faster than the first man to do it  

Aug 19   Hayden Rorke, Brooklyn, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Night Walker), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 20   On this day in history the Canadian federal government slaps a total ban on smoking in public service offices, starting Jan. 1, 1988. Smoking by government employees at all public service counters ends immediately, well maybe not quite??  

Aug 21   Clayton Lonetree, first marine court-martialed for spying, convicted in the year 1987.  

Aug 21   Karl Bruck, entertainer, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 22   Madonna's "Who's "That Girl," single goes #1 in the year 1987.  

Aug 23   In the year 1987 siegfried Borris, composer, dies at 80  

Aug 24   On this day in history announcement of possible Martian tornadoes  

Aug 24   On this day in history bayard Rustin, US civil rights activist, dies at 77  

Aug 25   Dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42 on this day in history.  

Aug 26   In the year 1987 john Goddard, cricketer (West Indian captain 1948-53), dies  

Aug 28   John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81 in the year 1987.  

Aug 29   Academy Award-winner Lee Marvin dies in Tucson, AZ, at age 63 in the year 1987.  

Aug 29   On this day in history lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63  

Aug 30   Ben Johnson of Canada runs 100 m in world record 9.83 sec on this day in history.  

Aug 30   Stefka Kostadinova of Bulgaria sets high jump women's record (6'10¬") in the year 1987.  

Aug 31   Curtis Strange sets golf's earning for the year record ($697,385) in the year 1987.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer was born in the year 1987.  

Aug 07   Sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player was born on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco) was born on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play) was born on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer was born on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history birth of ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player  

Nov 15   On this day in history birth of isaiah Osbourne, English footballer  

Nov 15   Ian Hecox, Member of Smosh was born in the year 1987.  

Famous Deaths In 1987

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85  

Jan 04   F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60  

Jan 07   Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   P G Joshi, cricketer (12 Tests for India 1951-60, ct 18 stp 9), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81 in the year 1987.  

Jan 10   Marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919) died on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911) died in the year 1987.  

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