Historical Events In 1987
Monday, 21 September 2020
May 14 On this day in history colt revolver (Peacemaker) of 1873 sells for $242,000
May 14 In the year 1987 rita Hayworth, actress (Gilda), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 68
May 15 In the year 1987 john Baur, museum director, dies at 78
May 16 "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 in the year 1987.
May 16 Rocker David Crosby weds Jan Dance in Los Angeles in the year 1987.
May 16 Weird Al Yankovic performs live at 72nd National Orange Show in the year 1987.
May 17 "Stardust" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 102 performances on this day in history.
May 17 In the year 1987 gunnar Myrdal, Sweden, economist (Nobel 1974), dies at 88
May 17 On this day in history uSS Stark hit by Iraqi missiles, 37 sailors die
May 18 Wilbur J Cohen, 1st employee of Social Security System, dies at 73 in the year 1987.
May 19 On this day in history alice B[radley] Sheldon, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful), dies at 71
May 20 Götenborg wins 16th UEFA Cup at Dundee on this day in history.
May 20 In the year 1987 wrestler Jerry Lawler sues WWF & Harley Race for trademark name "king"
May 21 On this day in history alejandro Rey, actor (Carlos-Flying Nun), dies at 57
May 21 Military coup in Fiji Islands under Lieutenant Colonel Sitivani Rabuka in the year 1987.
May 21 In the year 1987 xignals PC Board BBS begins in Alabama
May 22 In the year 1987 30 killed in a Texas tornado
May 22 Mario Zafred, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1987.
May 23 Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen), dies at 86 in the year 1987.
May 24 Al Unser Sr, 47, wins his 4th Indianapolis 500 on this day in history.
May 24 On this day in history hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89
May 26 On this day in history cecilia Bolocco, 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe
May 26 Great offensive against Tamil-rebellion in Jaffra Sri Lanka in the year 1987.
May 26 Supreme Court ruled dangerous defendants could be held without bail on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 60th National Spelling Bee: Stephanie Petit wins spelling staphylococci
May 28 In the year 1987 charles Ludlam, actor (Big Easy), dies at 44
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 Paul Pearman jumps 21 barrels on a skateboard in Augusta on this day in history.
May 28 On this day in history stacking of Discovery's SRBs completed