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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"  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer was born in the year 1987.  

Aug 07   Sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player was born on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco) was born on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play) was born in the year 1987.  

Oct 29   On this day in history birth of makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer  

Nov 06   Ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player was born on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer was born in the year 1987.  

Nov 15   On this day in history 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 in the year 1987.  

Jan 05   On this day in history margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60  

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

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

Jan 09   Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81 in the year 1987.  

Jan 10   In the year 1987 death of marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919)  

Jan 11   Albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911) died on this day in history.  

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