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Historical Events In 1987

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Mar 30   On this day in history 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 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   On this day in history chicago Cubs trade Dennis Eckersley to A's for 3 minor leaguers  

Apr 03   Duchess of Windsor's jewels auctioned for œ31,380,197 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1987 the late Duchess of Windsor's jewels are auctioned, fetching nearly $US45 million.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 05   On this day in history wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title  

Apr 06   On this day in history sugar Ray Leonard upsets Marvelous Marvin Hagler  

Apr 07   In the year 1987 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   Francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea) dies at 90 in the year 1987.  

Apr 09   On this day in history francis C Denebrink US Naval officer who participated in (WW I, WW II, and Korea dies at 90  

Apr 09   In the year 1987 supreme Court of Canada rules that the right to strike is not guaranteed by the constitution  

Apr 11   In the year 1987 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   On this day in history texaco files for brankruptcy  

Apr 14   On this day in history karl Holler, composer, dies at 79  

Apr 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   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) in the year 1987.  

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

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   On this day in history antony Tudor, dancer/choreographer (Amer Ballet Theater) dies at 78  

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

Sep 02   Spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco) was born on this day in history.  

Oct 23   In the year 1987 birth of faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play)  

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   In the year 1987 birth of isaiah Osbourne, English footballer  

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   In the year 1987 gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85  

Jan 04   On this day in history f van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79  

Jan 05   On this day in history margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60  

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

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

Jan 09   In the year 1987 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   Albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911) died in the year 1987.  

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