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Historical Events In 1987

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Aug 04   FCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters in the year 1987.  

Aug 04   On this day in history kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56  

Aug 05   On this day in history zygmunt Mycielsky, composer, dies at 79  

Aug 06   Ira C Eaker, commandant USAF in Europe (WW II), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1987.  

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   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   On this day in history clara Peller, commercial spokesperson (Wendy's), dies at 86  

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   On this day in history dow Jones Industrial Avg closes above 2,700 for 1st time (2,700.57)  

Aug 17   Rudolph Hess Nazi, dies at 93, after 46 years in Spandau Prison on this day in history.  

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

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   Clayton Lonetree, first marine court-martialed for spying, convicted on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history karl Bruck, entertainer, dies  

Aug 22   In the year 1987 madonna's "Who's "That Girl," single goes #1  

Aug 23   Siegfried Borris, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1987.  

Aug 24   Announcement of possible Martian tornadoes on this day in history.  

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   John Goddard, cricketer (West Indian captain 1948-53), dies in the year 1987.  

Aug 28   On this day in history john Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81  

Aug 29   On this day in history academy Award-winner Lee Marvin dies in Tucson, AZ, at age 63.  

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   On this day in history stefka Kostadinova of Bulgaria sets high jump women's record (6'10¬")  

Aug 31   On this day in history curtis Strange sets golf's earning for the year record ($697,385)  

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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   In the year 1987 birth of spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco)  

Oct 23   Faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play) was born in the year 1987.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1987 larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1987 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 on this day in history.  

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