Historical Events In 1987
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Oct 12 On this day in history 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 On this day in history first military use of trained dolphins (US Navy in Persian Gulf)
Oct 13 On this day in history shares on the 'Wall Street' stock exchange plunge to record lows
Oct 13 Walter H Brattain, US physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Oct 14 In Midland, Tx 1«-year-old Jessica McClure falls 22' (7m) down a well on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1987 rodolfo Halffter, composer, dies at 86
Oct 15 On this day in history fiji becomes a republic, after belonging to Britain since 1874
Oct 15 In the year 1987 fiji's governor-general resigns, ending century of allegiance by the South Pacific island to British crown.
Oct 15 NFL Players Assn orders an end to the 24 day strike in the year 1987.
Oct 15 On this day in history thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies
Oct 16 In the year 1987 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England
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 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 "Black Monday"-Dow Jones down 508.32, 4 times previous record in the year 1987.
Oct 19 In the year 1987 jacqueline du Pre, British cellist, dies at 42
Oct 19 US warships destroy 2 Iranian oil platforms in Persian Gulf on this day in history.
Oct 20 10 die as Air Force jet crashed into a Ramada Inn near Indianapolis in the year 1987.
Oct 20 Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz sentenced to 6 months in jail in the year 1987.
Oct 21 Ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan govt official, dies at 88 on this day in history.
Oct 22 In the year 1987 lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68
Oct 24 Bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate on this day in history.
Oct 24 Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86 in the year 1987.
Oct 25 In the year 1987 cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80
Oct 26 In the year 1987 dow Jones down 156.83 points
Oct 26 Head of Salvadoran Human Rights Comm assassinated by death squads on this day in history.
Oct 27 Gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker on this day in history.
Oct 27 In the year 1987 south Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution
Oct 27 Vijay Merchant, cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), dies in the year 1987.
Oct 28 Andre Masson, France, surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at 91 on this day in history.
Oct 29 Kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57 in the year 1987.
Oct 29 Thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title in the year 1987.