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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 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer was born on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player was born in the year 1987.  

Sep 02   In the year 1987 birth of spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco)  

Oct 23   Faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1987 birth of isaiah Osbourne, English footballer  

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

Jan 07   Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72 in the year 1987.  

Jan 08   On this day in history p G Joshi, cricketer (12 Tests for India 1951-60, ct 18 stp 9), dies  

Jan 09   In the year 1987 arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1987 death of albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911)  

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