Historical Events In 1987
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jan 01 On this day in history 60 bodies recovered in Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in Puerto Rico
Jan 01 China's rudimentary civil code in effect on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1987 international Year of Shelter for Homeless begins
Jan 01 On this day in history year of the Reader begins
Jan 02 Penn State upsets Miami in Fiesta Bowl for college football champ on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1987 troops of Chad President Habré conquer Fada oasis
Jan 03 Former Miss America Vanessa Williams marries Ramon T Hervey in New York City NY in the year 1987.
Jan 03 On this day in history rock &Roll Hall of Fame inducts first female artist Aretha Franklin
Jan 04 16 die in a train crash in Chase MD in the year 1987.
Jan 04 F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jan 04 Sixteen people die when a Washington-bound Amtrak train collides with Conrail locomotives in Chase, Maryland on this day in history.
Jan 04 Thomas Stevens became first man to bicycle around the world on this day in history.
Jan 05 Canadian author Margaret Laurence takes her own life at age 60, losing a battle with lung cancer; in the year 1987.
Jan 05 On this day in history margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60
Jan 05 On this day in history surrogate Baby M case begins in Hackensack NJ
Jan 06 In the year 1987 astronomers at University of California observe the birth of a galaxy
Jan 06 On this day in history the 100th US Congress convenes
Jan 07 French airplanes harass Libyan positions in Duadi Doum in the year 1987.
Jan 08 On this day in history the Dow Jones industrial average closes at over 2000 points for the first time.
Jan 09 Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81 in the year 1987.
Jan 09 In the year 1987 chinese/Vietnamese border fights, 1500 killed
Jan 09 New Nicaraguan constitution takes effect on this day in history.
Jan 09 Sir Rudolf Bing (of New York Met Opera) marries Lady Carroll Douglass in the year 1987.
Jan 11 Largest crowd (76,633) at NFL New York Giant Stadium (beat Washington 17-0) in the year 1987.
Jan 12 In the year 1987 britain's Prince Edward resigns from his Royal Marines training
Jan 13 In the year 1987 7 top New York Mafia bosses sentenced to 100 years in prison each
Jan 13 E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies on this day in history.
Jan 13 W German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking in the year 1987.
Jan 14 Douglas Sirk, director (Zu Neuen Ufern, Boefje), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Jan 15 Dolores Hawkins, singer (Guy Mitchell Show), dies at 58 in the year 1987.
Jan 16 On this day in history earl Wilson, Bdwy columnist (Midnight Earl), dies in Yonkers at 79
Jan 16 Hu Yaobang resigns as head of China's Communist Party, accepting blame for policy mistakes stemming from student turmoil on this day in history.
Jan 17 President Reagan signed a secret order permitting the covert sale of arms to Iran in the year 1987.
Jan 17 President Reagan signs secret order permitting covert sale of arms to Iran in the year 1987.