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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of nikki Webster, Australian entertainer  

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 in the year 1987.  

Oct 23   In the year 1987 birth of faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play)  

Oct 29   On this day in history birth of makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer  

Nov 06   Ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player was born on this day in history.  

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

Nov 15   Ian Hecox, Member of Smosh was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1987

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60 in the year 1987.  

Jan 07   Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72 in the year 1987.  

Jan 08   In the year 1987 p G Joshi, cricketer (12 Tests for India 1951-60, ct 18 stp 9), dies  

Jan 09   On this day in history arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81  

Jan 10   In the year 1987 death of marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919)  

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

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