Historical Events In 1987
Thursday, 09 July 2020
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 in the year 1987.
Aug 07 Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87 on this day in history.
Aug 07 Lynne Cox swims 4.3 km from US to USSR in 39o F (4o C) Bering Sea in the year 1987.
Aug 08 On this day in history lynne Cox became first to swim from US to Russia across Bering Strait
Aug 09 In the year 1987 kees de Galan, Dutch economist, dies at 55
Aug 10 On this day in history calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies
Aug 11 In the year 1987 clara Peller, commercial spokesperson (Wendy's), dies at 86
Aug 13 On this day in history vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72
Aug 16 On this day in history 156 die as Northwest Flight 255 crashes at take off in Detroit
Aug 17 In the year 1987 charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet, dies at 84
Aug 17 In the year 1987 dow Jones Industrial Avg closes above 2,700 for 1st time (2,700.57)
Aug 17 On this day in history rudolph Hess Nazi, dies at 93, after 46 years in Spandau Prison
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 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?? in the year 1987.
Aug 21 On this day in history clayton Lonetree, first marine court-martialed for spying, convicted
Aug 21 Karl Bruck, entertainer, dies in the year 1987.
Aug 22 Madonna's "Who's "That Girl," single goes #1 on this day in history.
Aug 23 Siegfried Borris, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1987.
Aug 24 Announcement of possible Martian tornadoes in the year 1987.
Aug 24 Bayard Rustin, US civil rights activist, dies at 77 in the year 1987.
Aug 25 In the year 1987 dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42
Aug 26 On this day in history john Goddard, cricketer (West Indian captain 1948-53), dies
Aug 28 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Aug 29 Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63 on this day in history.
Aug 30 Ben Johnson of Canada runs 100 m in world record 9.83 sec in the year 1987.
Aug 30 Stefka Kostadinova of Bulgaria sets high jump women's record (6'10¬") on this day in history.
Aug 31 On this day in history curtis Strange sets golf's earning for the year record ($697,385)