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Historical Events In 1987

Sunday, 19 September 2021

Mar 30   Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" sells for record £22.5M ($39.7 million) in the year 1987.  

Apr 02   Buddy Rich drummer/orch leader (Away We Go), dies at 69 in the year 1987.  

Apr 02   Buddy Rich, drummer/orchestra leader (Away We Go), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Bill Elliott sets NASCAR qualifying record of 212.809 mph at Talladega on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Chicago Cubs trade Dennis Eckersley to A's for 3 minor leaguers on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1987 duchess of Windsor's jewels auctioned for œ31,380,197  

Apr 03   On this day in history the late Duchess of Windsor's jewels are auctioned, fetching nearly $US45 million.  

Apr 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1987 16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King  

Apr 05   Fox TV network premieres showing Married With Children & Tracey Ullman on this day in history.  

Apr 05   Wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title in the year 1987.  

Apr 06   On this day in history 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   Maxine Sullivan, [Williams], US actress (Going Places), dies at 75 in the year 1987.  

Apr 08   On this day in history francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea) dies at 90  

Apr 09   In the year 1987 francis C Denebrink US Naval officer who participated in (WW I, WW II, and Korea dies at 90  

Apr 09   Supreme Court of Canada rules that the right to strike is not guaranteed by the constitution in the year 1987.  

Apr 11   In the year 1987 erskine Caldwell, novelist (Tobacco Road), dies at 83  

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   In the year 1987 fCC imposes a broader definition of indecency over airwaves  

Apr 16   In the year 1987 michael Jordon, becomes 2nd NBA to score 3000 points in a season  

Apr 17   In the year 1987 carlton Barrett, Jamaican reggae drummer (No woman no cry), dies at 36  

Apr 17   Julius Erving becomes the 3rd NBA player to score 30,000 points in the year 1987.  

Apr 18   An unconscous skydiver is rescued by another diver in mid-air on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Pat Knauff, France sets 1-leg downhill ski speed record (115.012 mph) in the year 1987.  

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   "Starlight Express"posted the largest week’ s gross in Broadway history. The roller-skating musical earned $606,081 at the box office in the year 1987.  

Apr 20   Antony Tudor, dancer/choreographer (Amer Ballet Theater) dies at 78 in the year 1987.  

Apr 20   On this day in history rosa Mota wins the women's division of the Boston Marathon  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer was born in the year 1987.  

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   Faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play) was born on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer was born in the year 1987.  

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

Nov 15   Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer was born in the year 1987.  

Nov 15   Ian Hecox, Member of Smosh was born in the year 1987.  

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   F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79 in the year 1987.  

Jan 05   In the year 1987 margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60  

Jan 07   In the year 1987 larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72  

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

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

Jan 10   Marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919) died on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1987 death of albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911)  

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