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Historical Events In 1987

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Oct 31   Joseph Campbell, mythologist (Mythic Image), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On Wall Street, after 5 consecutive gains, Dow Jones down 50.56 in the year 1987.  

Nov 04   Raphael Soyer, artist (Depression scenes in NYC), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Iceberg twice the size of Rhode Island sighted in Antarctic in the year 1987.  

Nov 05   On this day in history supreme Court nominee Douglas H Ginsburg admitted using marijuana  

Nov 06   On this day in history ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss), dies at 89  

Nov 08   11 die as a bomb planted by the Irish Republican Army exploded at Ulster Remembrance Day Service in the year 1987.  

Nov 11   L T Coggeshall, medical scientist (Sec of HEW 1956-58), dies at 86 in the year 1987.  

Nov 11   On this day in history van Gogh's paining the "Irises" sells for record $53.6 M at auction  

Nov 12   Heavy snow closes schools from DC to Maine on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, dies at 88 in the year 1987.  

Nov 15   On this day in history 28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9 die in crash at Denver  

Nov 16   Lisa Bonet marries Lenny Kravitz in the year 1987.  

Nov 16   Paul McCartney releases "Once Upon a Long Ago" on this day in history.  

Nov 17   In the year 1987 irene Wicker, singer/actress (Singing Lady), dies at 81  

Nov 18   On this day in history 31 die in a fire at King's Cross, London's busiest subway station  

Nov 18   On this day in history jacques Anquetil, French cyclist (5x Tour de France), dies at 53  

Nov 21   On this day in history james E Folsom, (Alabama-Gov, 1947-51, 1955-59), dies at 79  

Nov 22   In the year 1987 ted Taylor, rock vocalist, dies  

Nov 23   The Chicago Board of Trade took its own precautionary steps, implementing a daily price ceiling on the Major Market Index future, as well as the Institutional Index future on this day in history.  

Nov 25   In the year 1987 anton F Pieck, illustrator (1001 Nights), dies at 92  

Nov 25   On this day in history harold Washington 1st black mayor of Chicago (D, 1983-87), dies at 65  

Nov 26   In the year 1987 emmanuel Bondeville, composer, dies at 89  

Nov 28   Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist prof (isolated growth hormones), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Nov 28   South African Airways Boeing 747 crashes into Indian Ocean, 159 die on this day in history.  

Nov 29   Howard Pyle, (Gov-R-Az, 1951-55), dies at 81 in the year 1987.  

Nov 29   On this day in history korean Air Boeing 707 disappears off Burma, on route to Seoul. All 115 lost  

Nov 30   On this day in history arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR, dies at 89  

Dec 01   On this day in history digging begins to link England and France under the English Channel  

Dec 01   Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut, dies of a heart attack at 57 on this day in history.  

Dec 04   Rouben Mamoulian, dir (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Dec 05   In the year 1987 "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38  

Dec 06   3 satanist Missouri teenagers bludgeon comrade to death for "fun" on this day in history.  

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

Sep 02   Spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco) was born in the year 1987.  

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   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   In the year 1987 gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85  

Jan 04   F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60 in the year 1987.  

Jan 07   On this day in history larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919)  

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

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