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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"  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1987.  

Oct 23   In the year 1987 birth of faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play)  

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

Nov 06   In the year 1987 birth of ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player  

Nov 15   In the year 1987 birth of isaiah Osbourne, English footballer  

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   Gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1987 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   In the year 1987 death of albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911)  

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