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.