Historical Events In 1987
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Mar 30 In the year 1987 vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" sells for record £22.5M ($39.7 million)
Apr 02 Buddy Rich drummer/orch leader (Away We Go), dies at 69 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1987.
Apr 03 Duchess of Windsor's jewels auctioned for œ31,380,197 in the year 1987.
Apr 03 On this day in history the late Duchess of Windsor's jewels are auctioned, fetching nearly $US45 million.
Apr 03 In the year 1987 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Apr 04 Dow Jones up 69.89 points, ending at record 2,390.34 points on this day in history.
Apr 05 16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 06 On this day in history sugar Ray Leonard upsets Marvelous Marvin Hagler
Apr 07 Al Campanis, Dodger executive for more than 40 years, resigns, after making racial remarks on "Nightline" in the year 1987.
Apr 07 On this day in history 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 in the year 1987.
Apr 09 In the year 1987 supreme Court of Canada rules that the right to strike is not guaranteed by the constitution
Apr 11 Erskine Caldwell, novelist (Tobacco Road), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Apr 12 Ewan Calague, economist/statistician (Social Security) dies at 90 on this day in history.
Apr 12 In the year 1987 texaco files for brankruptcy
Apr 14 Karl Holler, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1987.
Apr 16 On this day in history fCC imposes a broader definition of indecency over airwaves
Apr 16 On this day in history 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 On this day in history julius Erving becomes the 3rd NBA player to score 30,000 points
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 In the year 1987 hugh "Lumpy" Brannum, Actor (Mr Green Jeans), dies at 77
Apr 19 Jacqueline Blanc, sets women's downhill ski speed rec (124.902 mph) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.