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Historical Events In 1987

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Mar 07   On this day in history 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.  

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

Mar 08   David Hookes (306) Wayne Phillips make 462 stand for South Australia in the year 1987.  

Mar 08   FBI apprehends most wanted Claude L Dallas, Jr in California on this day in history.  

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

Mar 10   In the year 1987 vatican formal opposition to test-tube fertilization &embryo transfer  

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

Mar 11   On this day in history wayne Gretzky scores 1,500th NHL point  

Mar 11   On this day in history [Wayne] Woody Hayes, football coach (Ohio State), dies at 74  

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

Mar 12   On this day in history federal judge dismisses lawsuits sought by Oliver North  

Mar 12   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

Mar 12   In the year 1987 world Ice Dance Championship in Cincinnati won by Bestemianova &Bukin (USSR)  

Mar 12   In the year 1987 world Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Cincinnati won by E Gordeeva &Grinkov (USSR)  

Mar 12   World Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Cincinnati won by Katarina Witt (German Democratic Republic) in the year 1987.  

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

Mar 13   On this day in history bernhard Grzimek, West German zoologist, dies at 77  

Mar 13   John Gotti is acquitted of racketeering on this day in history.  

Mar 15   "Starlight Express" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 761 performances on this day in history.  

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

Mar 15   On this day in history 13th People's Choice Awards: Bill Cosby  

Mar 15   In the year 1987 new Zealand beat West Indies by 5 wickets in Jeremy Coney's last Test Cricket  

Mar 15   On this day in history sterling W Cole, (Rep-R-NY), dies at 82  

Mar 15   In the year 1987 uS Davis Cup team loses to Paraguay  

Mar 16   Scott McKay, actor (Guest in House, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 17   Sunil Gavaskar ends his Test career with an inning of 96 vs Pakistan in the year 1987.  

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

Mar 18   In the year 1987 bil Baird, puppeteer (Jack Paar Show), dies at 82  

Mar 18   Gerber survey find most popular names for newborns (Jessica & Matthew) in the year 1987.  

Mar 18   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

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

Mar 19   On this day in history bonnie Blair skates ladies world record 500 meter (39.43 seconds)  

Mar 19   Fred Currey acquires Greyhound Bus Company in the year 1987.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   In the year 1987 birth of nikki Webster, Australian entertainer  

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   In the year 1987 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   On this day in history 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   Margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60 in the year 1987.  

Jan 07   Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72 in the year 1987.  

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

Jan 09   Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919) died in the year 1987.  

Jan 11   Albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911) died in the year 1987.  

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