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Historical Events In 1987

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Mar 30   Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" sells for record £22.5M ($39.7 million) on this day in history.  

Apr 02   In the year 1987 buddy Rich drummer/orch leader (Away We Go), dies at 69  

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

Apr 04   Dow Jones up 69.89 points, ending at record 2,390.34 points in the year 1987.  

Apr 05   16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King in the year 1987.  

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   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   Maxine Sullivan, [Williams], US actress (Going Places), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history supreme Court of Canada rules that the right to strike is not guaranteed by the constitution  

Apr 11   On this day in history erskine Caldwell, novelist (Tobacco Road), dies at 83  

Apr 12   On this day in history ewan Calague, economist/statistician (Social Security) dies at 90  

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   Michael Jordon, becomes 2nd NBA to score 3000 points in a season on this day in history.  

Apr 17   Carlton Barrett, Jamaican reggae drummer (No woman no cry), dies at 36 on this day in history.  

Apr 17   In the year 1987 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 in the year 1987.  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history hugh "Lumpy" Brannum, Actor (Mr Green Jeans), dies at 77  

Apr 19   In the year 1987 jacqueline Blanc, sets women's downhill ski speed rec (124.902 mph)  

Apr 19   On this day in history maxwell D Taylor US commander 101st airborne (WW II), dies at 85  

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 in the year 1987.  

Apr 20   In the year 1987 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   Sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player was born in the year 1987.  

Sep 02   In the year 1987 birth of spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco)  

Oct 23   Faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play) was born on this day in history.  

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

Nov 06   In the year 1987 birth of ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player  

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

Jan 05   Margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60 in the year 1987.  

Jan 07   On this day in history larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72  

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 in the year 1987.  

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

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

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