Historical Events In 1987
Monday, 03 October 2022
Jan 01 60 bodies recovered in Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in Puerto Rico in the year 1987.
Jan 01 In the year 1987 china's rudimentary civil code in effect
Jan 01 International Year of Shelter for Homeless begins on this day in history.
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 in the year 1987.
Jan 02 Troops of Chad President Habré conquer Fada oasis on this day in history.
Jan 03 Former Miss America Vanessa Williams marries Ramon T Hervey in New York City NY on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1987 rock &Roll Hall of Fame inducts first female artist Aretha Franklin
Jan 04 In the year 1987 16 die in a train crash in Chase MD
Jan 04 F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history sixteen people die when a Washington-bound Amtrak train collides with Conrail locomotives in Chase, Maryland.
Jan 04 Thomas Stevens became first man to bicycle around the world in the year 1987.
Jan 05 Canadian author Margaret Laurence takes her own life at age 60, losing a battle with lung cancer; on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 07 French airplanes harass Libyan positions in Duadi Doum on this day in history.
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 Chinese/Vietnamese border fights, 1500 killed on this day in history.
Jan 09 New Nicaraguan constitution takes effect in the year 1987.
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 On this day in history britain's Prince Edward resigns from his Royal Marines training
Jan 13 7 top New York Mafia bosses sentenced to 100 years in prison each on this day in history.
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 On this day in history douglas Sirk, director (Zu Neuen Ufern, Boefje), dies at 86
Jan 15 In the year 1987 dolores Hawkins, singer (Guy Mitchell Show), dies at 58
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 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.