Historical Events In 1987
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Oct 31 In the year 1987 joseph Campbell, mythologist (Mythic Image), dies at 83
Nov 03 On Wall Street, after 5 consecutive gains, Dow Jones down 50.56 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 05 Supreme Court nominee Douglas H Ginsburg admitted using marijuana on this day in history.
Nov 06 On this day in history ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss), dies at 89
Nov 08 On this day in history 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 In the year 1987 van Gogh's paining the "Irises" sells for record $53.6 M at auction
Nov 12 Heavy snow closes schools from DC to Maine in the year 1987.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history paul McCartney releases "Once Upon a Long Ago"
Nov 17 In the year 1987 irene Wicker, singer/actress (Singing Lady), dies at 81
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 Anton F Pieck, illustrator (1001 Nights), dies at 92 in the year 1987.
Nov 25 In the year 1987 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 In the year 1987 howard Pyle, (Gov-R-Az, 1951-55), dies at 81
Nov 29 On this day in history korean Air Boeing 707 disappears off Burma, on route to Seoul. All 115 lost
Nov 30 Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR, dies at 89 in the year 1987.
Dec 01 Digging begins to link England and France under the English Channel in the year 1987.
Dec 01 Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut, dies of a heart attack at 57 in the year 1987.
Dec 04 In the year 1987 rouben Mamoulian, dir (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), dies at 90
Dec 05 In the year 1987 "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38
Dec 06 In the year 1987 3 satanist Missouri teenagers bludgeon comrade to death for "fun"