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Historical Events In 1987

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

May 14   Colt revolver (Peacemaker) of 1873 sells for $242,000 on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

May 17   On this day in history 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   On this day in history wilbur J Cohen, 1st employee of Social Security System, dies at 73  

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

May 20   On this day in history götenborg wins 16th UEFA Cup at Dundee  

May 20   Wrestler Jerry Lawler sues WWF & Harley Race for trademark name "king" on this day in history.  

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

May 21   On this day in history military coup in Fiji Islands under Lieutenant Colonel Sitivani Rabuka  

May 21   Xignals PC Board BBS begins in Alabama on this day in history.  

May 22   30 killed in a Texas tornado in the year 1987.  

May 22   Mario Zafred, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

May 23   Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history al Unser Sr, 47, wins his 4th Indianapolis 500  

May 24   In the year 1987 hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89  

May 26   Cecilia Bolocco, 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe in the year 1987.  

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

May 26   In the year 1987 supreme Court ruled dangerous defendants could be held without bail  

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

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

May 28   Charles Ludlam, actor (Big Easy), dies at 44 in the year 1987.  

May 28   Mathias Rust, 19, West German pilot, makes unauthorized landing in USSR on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history monitor, Civil War warship, is discovered by a deep sea robot  

May 28   Paul Pearman jumps 21 barrels on a skateboard in Augusta in the year 1987.  

May 28   Stacking of Discovery's SRBs completed on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1987.  

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   In the year 1987 birth of ian Hecox, Member of Smosh  

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   F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79 in the year 1987.  

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

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

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

Jan 09   Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81 in the year 1987.  

Jan 10   Marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919) died in the year 1987.  

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

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