Historical Events In 1987
Sunday, 09 May 2021
Mar 30 Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" sells for record £22.5M ($39.7 million) in the year 1987.
Apr 02 On this day in history buddy Rich drummer/orch leader (Away We Go), dies at 69
Apr 02 In the year 1987 buddy Rich, drummer/orchestra leader (Away We Go), dies at 69
Apr 03 In the year 1987 bill Elliott sets NASCAR qualifying record of 212.809 mph at Talladega
Apr 03 In the year 1987 chicago Cubs trade Dennis Eckersley to A's for 3 minor leaguers
Apr 03 On this day in history duchess of Windsor's jewels auctioned for œ31,380,197
Apr 03 The late Duchess of Windsor's jewels are auctioned, fetching nearly $US45 million on this day in history.
Apr 03 In the year 1987 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Apr 04 On this day in history dow Jones up 69.89 points, ending at record 2,390.34 points
Apr 05 16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King on this day in history.
Apr 05 In the year 1987 fox TV network premieres showing Married With Children & Tracey Ullman
Apr 05 In the year 1987 wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title
Apr 06 In the year 1987 sugar Ray Leonard upsets Marvelous Marvin Hagler
Apr 07 On this day in history al Campanis, Dodger executive for more than 40 years, resigns, after making racial remarks on "Nightline"
Apr 07 In the year 1987 maxine Sullivan, [Williams], US actress (Going Places), dies at 75
Apr 08 On this day in history francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea) dies at 90
Apr 09 Francis C Denebrink US Naval officer who participated in (WW I, WW II, and Korea dies at 90 on this day in history.
Apr 09 Supreme Court of Canada rules that the right to strike is not guaranteed by the constitution in the year 1987.
Apr 11 Erskine Caldwell, novelist (Tobacco Road), dies at 83 in the year 1987.
Apr 12 In the year 1987 ewan Calague, economist/statistician (Social Security) dies at 90
Apr 12 On this day in history texaco files for brankruptcy
Apr 14 Karl Holler, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1987.
Apr 16 FCC imposes a broader definition of indecency over airwaves on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1987 michael Jordon, becomes 2nd NBA to score 3000 points in a season
Apr 17 Carlton Barrett, Jamaican reggae drummer (No woman no cry), dies at 36 in the year 1987.
Apr 17 In the year 1987 julius Erving becomes the 3rd NBA player to score 30,000 points
Apr 18 On this day in history an unconscous skydiver is rescued by another diver in mid-air
Apr 18 On this day in history pat Knauff, France sets 1-leg downhill ski speed record (115.012 mph)
Apr 19 Hugh "Lumpy" Brannum, Actor (Mr Green Jeans), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Apr 19 Jacqueline Blanc, sets women's downhill ski speed rec (124.902 mph) in the year 1987.
Apr 19 Maxwell D Taylor US commander 101st airborne (WW II), dies at 85 in the year 1987.
Apr 20 On this day in history "Starlight Express"posted the largest week’ s gross in Broadway history. The roller-skating musical earned $606,081 at the box office
Apr 20 Antony Tudor, dancer/choreographer (Amer Ballet Theater) dies at 78 on this day in history.
Apr 20 Rosa Mota wins the women's division of the Boston Marathon in the year 1987.