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Historical Events In 1987

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

May 14   On this day in history colt revolver (Peacemaker) of 1873 sells for $242,000  

May 14   Rita Hayworth, actress (Gilda), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 68 on this day in history.  

May 15   John Baur, museum director, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1987 "Bobro 400", a barge carrying 3,200 tons of garbage, set sail from New York, beginning an unsuccesful 8-week search for a dumping site  

May 16   In the year 1987 rocker David Crosby weds Jan Dance in Los Angeles  

May 16   On this day in history weird Al Yankovic performs live at 72nd National Orange Show  

May 17   In the year 1987 "Stardust" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 102 performances  

May 17   Gunnar Myrdal, Sweden, economist (Nobel 1974), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1987 uSS Stark hit by Iraqi missiles, 37 sailors die  

May 18   Wilbur J Cohen, 1st employee of Social Security System, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

May 19   Alice B[radley] Sheldon, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

May 20   Götenborg wins 16th UEFA Cup at Dundee in the year 1987.  

May 20   Wrestler Jerry Lawler sues WWF & Harley Race for trademark name "king" in the year 1987.  

May 21   Alejandro Rey, actor (Carlos-Flying Nun), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

May 21   Military coup in Fiji Islands under Lieutenant Colonel Sitivani Rabuka on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1987 xignals PC Board BBS begins in Alabama  

May 22   On this day in history 30 killed in a Texas tornado  

May 22   In the year 1987 mario Zafred, composer, dies at 65  

May 23   On this day in history karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen), dies at 86  

May 24   In the year 1987 al Unser Sr, 47, wins his 4th Indianapolis 500  

May 24   On this day in history hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89  

May 26   Cecilia Bolocco, 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe on this day in history.  

May 26   In the year 1987 great offensive against Tamil-rebellion in Jaffra Sri Lanka  

May 26   Supreme Court ruled dangerous defendants could be held without bail in the year 1987.  

May 26   In the year 1987 william H Webster replaces Robert M Gates as 14th director of CIA  

May 27   Jim & Tammy Bakker appear on "Nightline" after PTL scandal in the year 1987.  

May 27   In the year 1987 postage wins 32nd Europe Cup 1 in Vienna  

May 28   On this day in history 60th National Spelling Bee Stephanie Petit wins spelling staphylococci  

May 28   60th National Spelling Bee: Stephanie Petit wins spelling staphylococci on this day in history.  

May 28   Charles Ludlam, actor (Big Easy), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

May 28   In the year 1987 mathias Rust, 19, West German pilot, makes unauthorized landing in USSR  

May 28   In the year 1987 monitor, Civil War warship, is discovered by a deep sea robot  

May 28   In the year 1987 paul Pearman jumps 21 barrels on a skateboard in Augusta  

May 28   Stacking of Discovery's SRBs completed in the year 1987.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of nikki Webster, Australian entertainer  

Aug 07   Sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player was born on this day in history.  

Sep 02   On this day in history birth of spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco)  

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   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   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 in the year 1987.  

Jan 04   F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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