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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer was born on this day in history.  

Aug 07   In the year 1987 birth of sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player  

Sep 02   In the year 1987 birth of spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco)  

Oct 23   On this day in history birth of faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play)  

Oct 29   In the year 1987 birth of makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer  

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   On this day in history birth of ian Hecox, Member of Smosh  

Famous Deaths In 1987

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1987 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1987.  

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