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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   In the year 1987 birth of nikki Webster, Australian entertainer  

Aug 07   In the year 1987 birth of sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player  

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   On this day in history birth of ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player  

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

Nov 15   Ian Hecox, Member of Smosh was born in the year 1987.  

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 in the year 1987.  

Jan 05   On this day in history margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60  

Jan 07   In the year 1987 larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72  

Jan 08   In the year 1987 p G Joshi, cricketer (12 Tests for India 1951-60, ct 18 stp 9), dies  

Jan 09   Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81 in the year 1987.  

Jan 10   In the year 1987 death of marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919)  

Jan 11   Albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911) died on this day in history.  

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