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Historical Events In 1987

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Oct 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history first military use of trained dolphins (US Navy in Persian Gulf)  

Oct 13   On this day in history shares on the 'Wall Street' stock exchange plunge to record lows  

Oct 13   Walter H Brattain, US physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Oct 14   In Midland, Tx 1«-year-old Jessica McClure falls 22' (7m) down a well on this day in history.  

Oct 14   In the year 1987 rodolfo Halffter, composer, dies at 86  

Oct 15   On this day in history fiji becomes a republic, after belonging to Britain since 1874  

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 in the year 1987.  

Oct 15   On this day in history thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies  

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

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   In the year 1987 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 in the year 1987.  

Oct 19   In the year 1987 jacqueline du Pre, British cellist, dies at 42  

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 in the year 1987.  

Oct 21   Ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan govt official, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Oct 22   In the year 1987 lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68  

Oct 24   Bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate on this day in history.  

Oct 24   Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86 in the year 1987.  

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

Oct 26   In the year 1987 dow Jones down 156.83 points  

Oct 26   Head of Salvadoran Human Rights Comm assassinated by death squads on this day in history.  

Oct 27   Gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker on this day in history.  

Oct 27   In the year 1987 south Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution  

Oct 27   Vijay Merchant, cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), dies in the year 1987.  

Oct 28   Andre Masson, France, surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57 in the year 1987.  

Oct 29   Thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title in the year 1987.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer was born in the year 1987.  

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

Sep 02   Spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of isaiah Osbourne, English footballer  

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   On this day in history gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85  

Jan 04   On this day in history f van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79  

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 on this day in history.  

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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