Historical Events In 1987
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Jan 01 60 bodies recovered in Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in Puerto Rico on this day in history.
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 Year of the Reader begins on this day in history.
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 In the year 1987 former Miss America Vanessa Williams marries Ramon T Hervey in New York City NY
Jan 03 Rock &Roll Hall of Fame inducts first female artist Aretha Franklin on this day in history.
Jan 04 16 die in a train crash in Chase MD on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history f van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79
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 On this day in history 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; on this day in history.
Jan 05 Margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Jan 05 Surrogate Baby M case begins in Hackensack NJ in the year 1987.
Jan 06 On this day in history astronomers at University of California observe the birth of a galaxy
Jan 06 The 100th US Congress convenes in the year 1987.
Jan 07 French airplanes harass Libyan positions in Duadi Doum in the year 1987.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history chinese/Vietnamese border fights, 1500 killed
Jan 09 In the year 1987 new Nicaraguan constitution takes effect
Jan 09 In the year 1987 sir Rudolf Bing (of New York Met Opera) marries Lady Carroll Douglass
Jan 11 On this day in history largest crowd (76,633) at NFL New York Giant Stadium (beat Washington 17-0)
Jan 12 Britain's Prince Edward resigns from his Royal Marines training in the year 1987.
Jan 13 7 top New York Mafia bosses sentenced to 100 years in prison each on this day in history.
Jan 13 In the year 1987 e van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies
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 Earl Wilson, Bdwy columnist (Midnight Earl), dies in Yonkers at 79 in the year 1987.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.