Historical Events In 1987
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Feb 20 In the year 1987 ivan Brkanovic, composer, dies at 80
Feb 21 In the year 1987 cindy Rarick wins LPGA Tsumura Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open
Feb 21 In the year 1987 syrian army marches into Beirut
Feb 22 Pop artist Andy Warhol dies in New York City at age 58 in the year 1987.
Feb 23 Dick Howser retires from managing Kansas City Royals, due to brain tumor on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1987 esmond Knight, actor (Black Narcissus, Henry V), dies at 80
Feb 23 In the year 1987 russian Writers Union accepts Boris Pasternak posthumous as member
Feb 23 Supernova 1987A in LMC first seen; first naked-eye supernova since 1604 on this day in history.
Feb 24 29th Grammy Awards Higher Love, Graceland, Bruce Hornsby win in the year 1987.
Feb 24 Radio personality Larry King suffers a heart attack in the year 1987.
Feb 25 James Coco, actor (Joe-Dumplings), dies at 58 on this day in history.
Feb 25 US Supreme Court upholds (5-4) affirmative action on this day in history.
Feb 26 NASA launches GEOS-H on this day in history.
Feb 26 On this day in history the first release of Beatles compact discs
Feb 26 The Tower Commission report is issued, chiding President Reagan for his national security staff's actions in the Iran-Contra affair in the year 1987.
Feb 26 In the year 1987 uSSR resumes nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Feb 27 "Washington Week In Review," 20th anniversary on PBS on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1987 donald Regan resigned as White House chief of staff
Feb 27 Joan Greenwood, English actress (Gentle Sex, Bad Sister), dies at 65 on this day in history.
Feb 27 On this day in history mike Conley triple jumps world indoor record (17.76 meters)
Feb 27 NCAA cancels SMU's entire 1987 football schedule for gross violations of NCAA rules regarding athletic on this day in history.
Feb 28 In the year 1987 anny Ondra, actress (Blackmail), dies at 83
Mar 01 In the year 1987 jane Geddes wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
Mar 02 In the year 1987 randolph Scott, actor (Ft Worth, Gung Ho, Jesse James), dies at 89
Mar 03 In the year 1987 actor, singer, dancer, comedian, broadcaster and American entertainment icon, Danny Kaye, died in Los Angeles at the age of 74.
Mar 03 In the year 1987 danny Kaye, comedian (Danny Kaye Show), dies at 74
Mar 06 On this day in history 6.8 earthquake hits Ecuador, kills 100
Mar 06 A British ferry sinks off the Belgian port of Zeebrugg, killing 189 in the year 1987.
Mar 06 On this day in history belgium ferry boat "Herald of Free Enterprise" capsizes/sinks; 192 die
Mar 06 Ecuador earthquakes in Ecuador killing 5,000 people on this day in history.
Mar 06 In the year 1987 in the Colombia - Ecuador region a 7.0 earthquake killed approximately 1,000 people, 4,000 missing, 20,000 homeless, extensive damage, landslides and ground cracks in Napo Province and in the Quito-Tulcan area, Ecuador
Mar 07 Diane Chambers' (Shelley Long) final episode on Cheers on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1987 gavaskar becomes first cricket batsman to score 10,000 Test runs
Mar 07 Mike Tyson beats Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1987.