Historical Events In 1987
Friday, 01 July 2022
Oct 12 Alfred M Landon, former Kansas Gov, dies at his Topeka home at 100 on this day in history.
Oct 13 On this day in history costa Rican Pres Oscar Arias wins Nobel Peace Prize
Oct 13 First military use of trained dolphins (US Navy in Persian Gulf) on this day in history.
Oct 13 On this day in history shares on the 'Wall Street' stock exchange plunge to record lows
Oct 13 In the year 1987 walter H Brattain, US physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85
Oct 14 In the year 1987 in Midland, Tx 1«-year-old Jessica McClure falls 22' (7m) down a well
Oct 14 In the year 1987 rodolfo Halffter, composer, dies at 86
Oct 15 In the year 1987 fiji becomes a republic, after belonging to Britain since 1874
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 in the year 1987.
Oct 16 On this day in history dana Suesse, songwriter (You Ought to be in Pictures), dies at 75
Oct 16 In the year 1987 jessica McClure rescued 58 hrs after falling 22 feet into a well shaft
Oct 17 On this day in history first World Series game in a covered stadium in Minnesota Metrodome
Oct 18 Theodore Brameld, author (Use of Explosive Ideas), dies at 83 in the year 1987.
Oct 19 "Black Monday"-Dow Jones down 508.32, 4 times previous record on this day in history.
Oct 19 Jacqueline du Pre, British cellist, dies at 42 in the year 1987.
Oct 19 US warships destroy 2 Iranian oil platforms in Persian Gulf on this day in history.
Oct 20 On this day in history 10 die as Air Force jet crashed into a Ramada Inn near Indianapolis
Oct 20 Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz sentenced to 6 months in jail on this day in history.
Oct 21 On this day in history ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan govt official, dies at 88
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 On this day in history constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86
Oct 25 Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80 in the year 1987.
Oct 26 Dow Jones down 156.83 points on this day in history.
Oct 26 Head of Salvadoran Human Rights Comm assassinated by death squads in the year 1987.
Oct 27 Gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker in the year 1987.
Oct 27 South Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution on this day in history.
Oct 27 Vijay Merchant, cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), dies on this day in history.
Oct 28 Andre Masson, France, surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at 91 on this day in history.
Oct 29 In the year 1987 kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57
Oct 29 Thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title on this day in history.