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Historical Events In 1987

Friday, 21 January 2022

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

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   "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   On this day in history rocker David Crosby weds Jan Dance in Los Angeles  

May 16   In the year 1987 weird Al Yankovic performs live at 72nd National Orange Show  

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

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

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 in the year 1987.  

May 19   In the year 1987 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   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   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   In the year 1987 karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen), dies at 86  

May 24   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history supreme Court ruled dangerous defendants could be held without bail  

May 26   William H Webster replaces Robert M Gates as 14th director of CIA in the year 1987.  

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   In the year 1987 60th National Spelling Bee Stephanie Petit wins spelling staphylococci  

May 28   In the year 1987 60th National Spelling Bee: Stephanie Petit wins spelling staphylococci  

May 28   On this day in history 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   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   Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer was born in the year 1987.  

Aug 07   In the year 1987 birth of sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player  

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

Oct 23   On this day in history birth of faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play)  

Oct 29   Makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer was born in the year 1987.  

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   Ian Hecox, Member of Smosh was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1987

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1987 gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85  

Jan 04   F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79 in the year 1987.  

Jan 05   In the year 1987 margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60  

Jan 07   Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72 in the year 1987.  

Jan 08   P G Joshi, cricketer (12 Tests for India 1951-60, ct 18 stp 9), dies in the year 1987.  

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 in the year 1987.  

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

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