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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.  

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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   In the year 1987 birth of sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player  

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

Nov 15   Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer was born on this day in history.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1987 arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81  

Jan 10   In the year 1987 death of marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919)  

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

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