Historical Events In 1987
Thursday, 28 January 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 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 In the year 1987 5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala
Aug 07 In the year 1987 camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87
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 On this day in history lynne Cox became first to swim from US to Russia across Bering Strait
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 in the year 1987.
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 in the year 1987.
Aug 17 On this day in history 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 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 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 in the year 1987.
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 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 In the year 1987 madonna's "Who's "That Girl," single goes #1
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 In the year 1987 bayard Rustin, US civil rights activist, dies at 77
Aug 25 Dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42 in the year 1987.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1987 academy Award-winner Lee Marvin dies in Tucson, AZ, at age 63.
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¬") on this day in history.
Aug 31 Curtis Strange sets golf's earning for the year record ($697,385) on this day in history.