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Historical Events In 1987

Monday, 28 September 2020

Mar 07   World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champ, "Iron" Mike Tyson, became the youngest heavyweight titlist ever as he beat James Smith in a decision during a 12-round bout in Las Vegas on this day in history.  

Mar 08   17th Easter Seal Telethon raises $35,184,425 on this day in history.  

Mar 08   David Hookes (306) Wayne Phillips make 462 stand for South Australia on this day in history.  

Mar 08   On this day in history fBI apprehends most wanted Claude L Dallas, Jr in California  

Mar 09   On this day in history chrysler Corporation offered to buy American Motors Corporation on this day.  

Mar 10   On this day in history vatican formal opposition to test-tube fertilization &embryo transfer  

Mar 11   On this day in history actor, singer, dancer, comedian, broadcaster and American entertainment icon, Danny Kaye, died in Los Angeles at the age of 74.  

Mar 11   Wayne Gretzky scores 1,500th NHL point on this day in history.  

Mar 11   [Wayne] Woody Hayes, football coach (Ohio State), dies at 74 in the year 1987.  

Mar 12   On this day in history "Les Miserables" opens at Broadway/Imperial NYC for 4000+ performances  

Mar 12   In the year 1987 federal judge dismisses lawsuits sought by Oliver North  

Mar 12   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

Mar 12   World Ice Dance Championship in Cincinnati won by Bestemianova &Bukin (USSR) on this day in history.  

Mar 12   World Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Cincinnati won by E Gordeeva &Grinkov (USSR) on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history world Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Cincinnati won by Katarina Witt (German Democratic Republic)  

Mar 12   On this day in history world Men's Figure Skating Championship in Cincinnati won by Brian Orser (Canada)  

Mar 13   Bernhard Grzimek, West German zoologist, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Mar 13   John Gotti is acquitted of racketeering in the year 1987.  

Mar 15   "Starlight Express" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 761 performances in the year 1987.  

Mar 15   In the year 1987 13th People's Choice Awards Bill Cosby  

Mar 15   13th People's Choice Awards: Bill Cosby in the year 1987.  

Mar 15   On this day in history new Zealand beat West Indies by 5 wickets in Jeremy Coney's last Test Cricket  

Mar 15   Sterling W Cole, (Rep-R-NY), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Mar 15   US Davis Cup team loses to Paraguay in the year 1987.  

Mar 16   Scott McKay, actor (Guest in House, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), dies at 71 in the year 1987.  

Mar 17   On this day in history iBM releases PC-DOS version 3.3 (but Windows is on the way)  

Mar 17   In the year 1987 sunil Gavaskar ends his Test career with an inning of 96 vs Pakistan  

Mar 17   Torrential rains and mudslides in Tajikistan, Soviet Union, destroy dam, killing 19 people and leaving nine others missing in the year 1987.  

Mar 18   On this day in history bil Baird, puppeteer (Jack Paar Show), dies at 82  

Mar 18   In the year 1987 gerber survey find most popular names for newborns (Jessica & Matthew)  

Mar 18   In the year 1987 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Mar 19   Arch Oboler, radio writer (Lights Out), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Bonnie Blair skates ladies world record 500 meter (39.43 seconds) on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history fred Currey acquires Greyhound Bus Company  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of nikki Webster, Australian entertainer  

Aug 07   In the year 1987 birth of sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player  

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

Oct 23   On this day in history birth of faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play)  

Oct 29   Makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer was born on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player was born in the year 1987.  

Nov 15   Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1987.  

Jan 04   In the year 1987 f van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79  

Jan 05   Margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   P G Joshi, cricketer (12 Tests for India 1951-60, ct 18 stp 9), dies in the year 1987.  

Jan 09   On this day in history arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81  

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 in the year 1987.  

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