Historical Events In 1987
Thursday, 02 July 2020
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