Historical Events In 1987
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Aug 04 FCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters in the year 1987.
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 5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala on this day in history.
Aug 07 On this day in history camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87
Aug 07 Lynne Cox swims 4.3 km from US to USSR in 39o F (4o C) Bering Sea on this day in history.
Aug 08 In the year 1987 lynne Cox became first to swim from US to Russia across Bering Strait
Aug 09 On this day in history kees de Galan, Dutch economist, dies at 55
Aug 10 Calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies on this day in history.
Aug 11 In the year 1987 clara Peller, commercial spokesperson (Wendy's), dies at 86
Aug 13 In the year 1987 vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72
Aug 16 156 die as Northwest Flight 255 crashes at take off in Detroit on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet, dies at 84
Aug 17 Dow Jones Industrial Avg closes above 2,700 for 1st time (2,700.57) in the year 1987.
Aug 17 Rudolph Hess Nazi, dies at 93, after 46 years in Spandau Prison in the year 1987.
Aug 18 On this day in history 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 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 19 On this day in history hayden Rorke, Brooklyn, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Night Walker), dies
Aug 20 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?? on this day in history.
Aug 21 On this day in history clayton Lonetree, first marine court-martialed for spying, convicted
Aug 21 On this day in history karl Bruck, entertainer, dies
Aug 22 Madonna's "Who's "That Girl," single goes #1 in the year 1987.
Aug 23 Siegfried Borris, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history announcement of possible Martian tornadoes
Aug 24 Bayard Rustin, US civil rights activist, dies at 77 in the year 1987.
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 In the year 1987 john Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81
Aug 29 Academy Award-winner Lee Marvin dies in Tucson, AZ, at age 63 in the year 1987.
Aug 29 In the year 1987 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 in the year 1987.
Aug 30 In the year 1987 stefka Kostadinova of Bulgaria sets high jump women's record (6'10¬")
Aug 31 Curtis Strange sets golf's earning for the year record ($697,385) in the year 1987.