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Historical Events In 1987

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Oct 12   In the year 1987 alfred M Landon, former Kansas Gov, dies at his Topeka home at 100  

Oct 13   In the year 1987 costa Rican Pres Oscar Arias wins Nobel Peace Prize  

Oct 13   First military use of trained dolphins (US Navy in Persian Gulf) in the year 1987.  

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   On this day in history in Midland, Tx 1«-year-old Jessica McClure falls 22' (7m) down a well  

Oct 14   On this day in history rodolfo Halffter, composer, dies at 86  

Oct 15   Fiji becomes a republic, after belonging to Britain since 1874 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 15   Thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 1987 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England  

Oct 16   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 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 in the year 1987.  

Oct 24   Bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate in the year 1987.  

Oct 24   On this day in history constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86  

Oct 25   In the year 1987 cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80  

Oct 26   Dow Jones down 156.83 points in the year 1987.  

Oct 26   On this day in history head of Salvadoran Human Rights Comm assassinated by death squads  

Oct 27   On this day in history gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker  

Oct 27   South Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution on this day in history.  

Oct 27   On this day in history 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   Kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of nikki Webster, Australian entertainer  

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   In the year 1987 birth of faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play)  

Oct 29   In the year 1987 birth of makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer  

Nov 06   On this day in history birth of ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player  

Nov 15   Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer was born on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history f van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79  

Jan 05   In the year 1987 margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60  

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

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

Jan 09   Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919) died in the year 1987.  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911)  

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