Historical Events In 1987
Thursday, 24 September 2020
Oct 31 In the year 1987 joseph Campbell, mythologist (Mythic Image), dies at 83
Nov 03 In the year 1987 on Wall Street, after 5 consecutive gains, Dow Jones down 50.56
Nov 04 In the year 1987 raphael Soyer, artist (Depression scenes in NYC), dies at 87
Nov 05 Iceberg twice the size of Rhode Island sighted in Antarctic on this day in history.
Nov 05 Supreme Court nominee Douglas H Ginsburg admitted using marijuana in the year 1987.
Nov 06 Ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss), dies at 89 on this day in history.
Nov 08 In the year 1987 11 die as a bomb planted by the Irish Republican Army exploded at Ulster Remembrance Day Service
Nov 11 In the year 1987 l T Coggeshall, medical scientist (Sec of HEW 1956-58), dies at 86
Nov 11 Van Gogh's paining the "Irises" sells for record $53.6 M at auction in the year 1987.
Nov 12 In the year 1987 heavy snow closes schools from DC to Maine
Nov 12 In the year 1987 roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at 75
Nov 14 In the year 1987 pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, dies at 88
Nov 15 28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9 die in crash at Denver in the year 1987.
Nov 16 On this day in history lisa Bonet marries Lenny Kravitz
Nov 16 In the year 1987 paul McCartney releases "Once Upon a Long Ago"
Nov 17 Irene Wicker, singer/actress (Singing Lady), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Nov 18 31 die in a fire at King's Cross, London's busiest subway station in the year 1987.
Nov 18 Jacques Anquetil, French cyclist (5x Tour de France), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 1987 james E Folsom, (Alabama-Gov, 1947-51, 1955-59), dies at 79
Nov 22 Ted Taylor, rock vocalist, dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1987.
Nov 25 In the year 1987 anton F Pieck, illustrator (1001 Nights), dies at 92
Nov 25 In the year 1987 harold Washington 1st black mayor of Chicago (D, 1983-87), dies at 65
Nov 26 Emmanuel Bondeville, composer, dies at 89 in the year 1987.
Nov 28 Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist prof (isolated growth hormones), dies at 74 in the year 1987.
Nov 28 South African Airways Boeing 747 crashes into Indian Ocean, 159 die in the year 1987.
Nov 29 In the year 1987 howard Pyle, (Gov-R-Az, 1951-55), dies at 81
Nov 29 Korean Air Boeing 707 disappears off Burma, on route to Seoul. All 115 lost in the year 1987.
Nov 30 In the year 1987 arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR, dies at 89
Dec 01 Digging begins to link England and France under the English Channel on this day in history.
Dec 01 Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut, dies of a heart attack at 57 on this day in history.
Dec 04 In the year 1987 rouben Mamoulian, dir (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), dies at 90
Dec 05 "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38 in the year 1987.
Dec 06 On this day in history 3 satanist Missouri teenagers bludgeon comrade to death for "fun"