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