Historical Events In 1987
Thursday, 21 March 2019
Jan 01 60 bodies recovered in Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in Puerto Rico in the year 1987.
Jan 01 On this day in history china's rudimentary civil code in effect
Jan 01 International Year of Shelter for Homeless begins in the year 1987.
Jan 01 Year of the Reader begins in the year 1987.
Jan 02 Penn State upsets Miami in Fiesta Bowl for college football champ in the year 1987.
Jan 02 Troops of Chad President Habré conquer Fada oasis in the year 1987.
Jan 03 Former Miss America Vanessa Williams marries Ramon T Hervey in New York City NY on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1987 f van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79
Jan 04 In the year 1987 sixteen people die when a Washington-bound Amtrak train collides with Conrail locomotives in Chase, Maryland.
Jan 04 In the year 1987 thomas Stevens became first man to bicycle around the world
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 In the year 1987 margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60
Jan 05 Surrogate Baby M case begins in Hackensack NJ in the year 1987.
Jan 06 Astronomers at University of California observe the birth of a galaxy in the year 1987.
Jan 06 The 100th US Congress convenes in the year 1987.
Jan 07 On this day in history french airplanes harass Libyan positions in Duadi Doum
Jan 08 The Dow Jones industrial average closes at over 2000 points for the first time in the year 1987.
Jan 09 Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81 in the year 1987.
Jan 09 Chinese/Vietnamese border fights, 1500 killed in the year 1987.
Jan 09 In the year 1987 new Nicaraguan constitution takes effect
Jan 09 On this day in history sir Rudolf Bing (of New York Met Opera) marries Lady Carroll Douglass
Jan 11 Largest crowd (76,633) at NFL New York Giant Stadium (beat Washington 17-0) on this day in history.
Jan 12 Britain's Prince Edward resigns from his Royal Marines training in the year 1987.
Jan 13 On this day in history 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 in the year 1987.
Jan 13 W German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking on this day in history.
Jan 14 Douglas Sirk, director (Zu Neuen Ufern, Boefje), dies at 86 in the year 1987.
Jan 15 In the year 1987 dolores Hawkins, singer (Guy Mitchell Show), dies at 58
Jan 16 In the year 1987 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 in the year 1987.
Jan 17 In the year 1987 president Reagan signed a secret order permitting the covert sale of arms to Iran.
Jan 17 President Reagan signs secret order permitting covert sale of arms to Iran in the year 1987.