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Historical Events In 1987

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Oct 12   Alfred M Landon, former Kansas Gov, dies at his Topeka home at 100 in the year 1987.  

Oct 13   Costa Rican Pres Oscar Arias wins Nobel Peace Prize in the year 1987.  

Oct 13   First military use of trained dolphins (US Navy in Persian Gulf) in the year 1987.  

Oct 13   Shares on the 'Wall Street' stock exchange plunge to record lows in the year 1987.  

Oct 13   Walter H Brattain, US physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1987.  

Oct 15   Fiji's governor-general resigns, ending century of allegiance by the South Pacific island to British crown in the year 1987.  

Oct 15   In the year 1987 nFL Players Assn orders an end to the 24 day strike  

Oct 15   In the year 1987 thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies  

Oct 16   On this day in history 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England  

Oct 16   Dana Suesse, songwriter (You Ought to be in Pictures), dies at 75 in the year 1987.  

Oct 16   Jessica McClure rescued 58 hrs after falling 22 feet into a well shaft in the year 1987.  

Oct 17   In the year 1987 first World Series game in a covered stadium in Minnesota Metrodome  

Oct 18   Theodore Brameld, author (Use of Explosive Ideas), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Oct 19   In the year 1987 "Black Monday"-Dow Jones down 508.32, 4 times previous record  

Oct 19   On this day in history jacqueline du Pre, British cellist, dies at 42  

Oct 19   US warships destroy 2 Iranian oil platforms in Persian Gulf in the year 1987.  

Oct 20   10 die as Air Force jet crashed into a Ramada Inn near Indianapolis on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz sentenced to 6 months in jail on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan govt official, dies at 88 in the year 1987.  

Oct 22   On this day in history lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68  

Oct 24   On this day in history bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate  

Oct 24   Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80 in the year 1987.  

Oct 26   Dow Jones down 156.83 points in the year 1987.  

Oct 26   Head of Salvadoran Human Rights Comm assassinated by death squads on this day in history.  

Oct 27   In the year 1987 gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker  

Oct 27   On this day in history south Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution  

Oct 27   In the year 1987 vijay Merchant, cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), dies  

Oct 28   On this day in history andre Masson, France, surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at 91  

Oct 29   In the year 1987 kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57  

Oct 29   In the year 1987 thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title  

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

Oct 29   Makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer was born in the year 1987.  

Nov 06   In the year 1987 birth of ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player  

Nov 15   Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer was born in the year 1987.  

Nov 15   In the year 1987 birth of ian Hecox, Member of Smosh  

Famous Deaths In 1987

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85 in the year 1987.  

Jan 04   F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1987 margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60  

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   Marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919) died in the year 1987.  

Jan 11   Albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911) died in the year 1987.  

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