Historical Events In 1987
Friday, 02 December 2022
Aug 04 FCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters in the year 1987.
Aug 04 Kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56 on this day in history.
Aug 05 In the year 1987 zygmunt Mycielsky, composer, dies at 79
Aug 06 In the year 1987 ira C Eaker, commandant USAF in Europe (WW II), dies at 91
Aug 07 5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala in the year 1987.
Aug 07 Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87 in the year 1987.
Aug 07 Lynne Cox swims 4.3 km from US to USSR in 39o F (4o C) Bering Sea on this day in history.
Aug 08 Lynne Cox became first to swim from US to Russia across Bering Strait on this day in history.
Aug 09 Kees de Galan, Dutch economist, dies at 55 in the year 1987.
Aug 10 Calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies in the year 1987.
Aug 11 Clara Peller, commercial spokesperson (Wendy's), dies at 86 in the year 1987.
Aug 13 Vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72 in the year 1987.
Aug 16 156 die as Northwest Flight 255 crashes at take off in Detroit in the year 1987.
Aug 17 In the year 1987 charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet, dies at 84
Aug 17 In the year 1987 dow Jones Industrial Avg closes above 2,700 for 1st time (2,700.57)
Aug 17 Rudolph Hess Nazi, dies at 93, after 46 years in Spandau Prison on this day in history.
Aug 18 Philip Rush of NZ, set record for triple crossing English Channel. His time 28 21, 10 hours faster than the first man to do it on this day in history.
Aug 18 On this day in history philip Rush of NZ, set record for triple crossing English Channel. His time 28:21, 10 hours faster than the first man to do it
Aug 19 Hayden Rorke, Brooklyn, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Night Walker), dies in the year 1987.
Aug 20 In the year 1987 the Canadian federal government slaps a total ban on smoking in public service offices, starting Jan. 1, 1988. Smoking by government employees at all public service counters ends immediately, well maybe not quite??
Aug 21 On this day in history clayton Lonetree, first marine court-martialed for spying, convicted
Aug 21 Karl Bruck, entertainer, dies in the year 1987.
Aug 22 On this day in history madonna's "Who's "That Girl," single goes #1
Aug 23 Siegfried Borris, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1987.
Aug 24 Announcement of possible Martian tornadoes on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history bayard Rustin, US civil rights activist, dies at 77
Aug 25 In the year 1987 dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42
Aug 26 John Goddard, cricketer (West Indian captain 1948-53), dies in the year 1987.
Aug 28 John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Aug 29 Academy Award-winner Lee Marvin dies in Tucson, AZ, at age 63 on this day in history.
Aug 29 Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63 on this day in history.
Aug 30 On this day in history ben Johnson of Canada runs 100 m in world record 9.83 sec
Aug 30 Stefka Kostadinova of Bulgaria sets high jump women's record (6'10¬") in the year 1987.
Aug 31 In the year 1987 curtis Strange sets golf's earning for the year record ($697,385)