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Historical Events In 1987

Thursday, 03 December 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   Gunnar Myrdal, Sweden, economist (Nobel 1974), dies at 88 in the year 1987.  

May 17   USS Stark hit by Iraqi missiles, 37 sailors die on this day in history.  

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

May 19   In the year 1987 alice B[radley] Sheldon, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful), dies at 71  

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   Military coup in Fiji Islands under Lieutenant Colonel Sitivani Rabuka in the year 1987.  

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 in the year 1987.  

May 23   Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen), dies at 86 in the year 1987.  

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

May 24   Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history jim & Tammy Bakker appear on "Nightline" after PTL scandal  

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   60th National Spelling Bee: Stephanie Petit wins spelling staphylococci in the year 1987.  

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

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

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

May 28   On this day in history 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   In the year 1987 birth of nikki Webster, Australian entertainer  

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   In the year 1987 birth of makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer  

Nov 06   On this day in history birth of ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player  

Nov 15   Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer was born in the year 1987.  

Nov 15   On this day in history birth of ian Hecox, Member of Smosh  

Famous Deaths In 1987

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85  

Jan 04   In the year 1987 f van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79  

Jan 05   Margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919) died on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911)  

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