Historical Events In 1987
Thursday, 06 May 2021
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.