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.