Historical Events In 1987
Saturday, 31 July 2021
Jan 01 60 bodies recovered in Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in Puerto Rico in the year 1987.
Jan 01 China's rudimentary civil code in effect in the year 1987.
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 in the year 1987.
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 In the year 1987 f van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79
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 in the year 1987.
Jan 05 In the year 1987 canadian author Margaret Laurence takes her own life at age 60, losing a battle with lung cancer;
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 On this day in history the 100th US Congress convenes
Jan 07 On this day in history french airplanes harass Libyan positions in Duadi Doum
Jan 08 In the year 1987 the Dow Jones industrial average closes at over 2000 points for the first time.
Jan 09 Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Jan 09 Chinese/Vietnamese border fights, 1500 killed on this day in history.
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 Largest crowd (76,633) at NFL New York Giant Stadium (beat Washington 17-0) on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1987 britain's Prince Edward resigns from his Royal Marines training
Jan 13 On this day in history 7 top New York Mafia bosses sentenced to 100 years in prison each
Jan 13 On this day in history e van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies
Jan 13 On this day in history w German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking
Jan 14 On this day in history douglas Sirk, director (Zu Neuen Ufern, Boefje), dies at 86
Jan 15 On this day in history dolores Hawkins, singer (Guy Mitchell Show), dies at 58
Jan 16 Earl Wilson, Bdwy columnist (Midnight Earl), dies in Yonkers at 79 on this day in history.
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 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.