Historical Events In 1987
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Oct 31 Joseph Campbell, mythologist (Mythic Image), dies at 83 in the year 1987.
Nov 03 On Wall Street, after 5 consecutive gains, Dow Jones down 50.56 on this day in history.
Nov 04 On this day in history raphael Soyer, artist (Depression scenes in NYC), dies at 87
Nov 05 Iceberg twice the size of Rhode Island sighted in Antarctic in the year 1987.
Nov 05 In the year 1987 supreme Court nominee Douglas H Ginsburg admitted using marijuana
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 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 On this day in history heavy snow closes schools from DC to Maine
Nov 12 Roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at 75 in the year 1987.
Nov 14 Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, dies at 88 on this day in history.
Nov 15 28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9 die in crash at Denver on this day in history.
Nov 16 On this day in history lisa Bonet marries Lenny Kravitz
Nov 16 On this day in history paul McCartney releases "Once Upon a Long Ago"
Nov 17 Irene Wicker, singer/actress (Singing Lady), dies at 81 in the year 1987.
Nov 18 31 die in a fire at King's Cross, London's busiest subway station in the year 1987.
Nov 18 On this day in history jacques Anquetil, French cyclist (5x Tour de France), dies at 53
Nov 21 James E Folsom, (Alabama-Gov, 1947-51, 1955-59), dies at 79 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1987.
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 On this day in history choh Hao Li, bio-chemist prof (isolated growth hormones), dies at 74
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 on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 1987 korean Air Boeing 707 disappears off Burma, on route to Seoul. All 115 lost
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 Rouben Mamoulian, dir (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), dies at 90 on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history "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"