Historical Events In 1987
Friday, 18 June 2021
Oct 12 In the year 1987 alfred M Landon, former Kansas Gov, dies at his Topeka home at 100
Oct 13 Costa Rican Pres Oscar Arias wins Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.
Oct 13 In the year 1987 first military use of trained dolphins (US Navy in Persian Gulf)
Oct 13 Shares on the 'Wall Street' stock exchange plunge to record lows on this day in history.
Oct 13 On this day in history walter H Brattain, US physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85
Oct 14 On this day in history in Midland, Tx 1«-year-old Jessica McClure falls 22' (7m) down a well
Oct 14 Rodolfo Halffter, composer, dies at 86 in the year 1987.
Oct 15 Fiji becomes a republic, after belonging to Britain since 1874 on this day in history.
Oct 15 On this day in history fiji's governor-general resigns, ending century of allegiance by the South Pacific island to British crown.
Oct 15 On this day in history nFL Players Assn orders an end to the 24 day strike
Oct 15 Thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies in the year 1987.
Oct 16 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England on this day in history.
Oct 16 In the year 1987 dana Suesse, songwriter (You Ought to be in Pictures), dies at 75
Oct 16 Jessica McClure rescued 58 hrs after falling 22 feet into a well shaft in the year 1987.
Oct 17 First World Series game in a covered stadium in Minnesota Metrodome on this day in history.
Oct 18 In the year 1987 theodore Brameld, author (Use of Explosive Ideas), dies at 83
Oct 19 "Black Monday"-Dow Jones down 508.32, 4 times previous record on this day in history.
Oct 19 On this day in history jacqueline du Pre, British cellist, dies at 42
Oct 19 On this day in history uS warships destroy 2 Iranian oil platforms in Persian Gulf
Oct 20 In the year 1987 10 die as Air Force jet crashed into a Ramada Inn near Indianapolis
Oct 20 On this day in history subway gunman Bernhard Goetz sentenced to 6 months in jail
Oct 21 Ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan govt official, dies at 88 in the year 1987.
Oct 22 Lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Oct 24 Bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate on this day in history.
Oct 24 Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86 on this day in history.
Oct 25 Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1987 dow Jones down 156.83 points
Oct 26 Head of Salvadoran Human Rights Comm assassinated by death squads in the year 1987.
Oct 27 In the year 1987 gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker
Oct 27 South Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution in the year 1987.
Oct 27 In the year 1987 vijay Merchant, cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), dies
Oct 28 In the year 1987 andre Masson, France, surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at 91
Oct 29 Kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57 on this day in history.
Oct 29 On this day in history thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title