Historical Events In 1987
Friday, 02 December 2022
Oct 12 Alfred M Landon, former Kansas Gov, dies at his Topeka home at 100 in the year 1987.
Oct 13 Costa Rican Pres Oscar Arias wins Nobel Peace Prize in the year 1987.
Oct 13 In the year 1987 first military use of trained dolphins (US Navy in Persian Gulf)
Oct 13 Shares on the 'Wall Street' stock exchange plunge to record lows in the year 1987.
Oct 13 On this day in history walter H Brattain, US physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85
Oct 14 On this day in history in Midland, Tx 1«-year-old Jessica McClure falls 22' (7m) down a well
Oct 14 Rodolfo Halffter, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.
Oct 15 Fiji becomes a republic, after belonging to Britain since 1874 in the year 1987.
Oct 15 Fiji's governor-general resigns, ending century of allegiance by the South Pacific island to British crown on this day in history.
Oct 15 NFL Players Assn orders an end to the 24 day strike in the year 1987.
Oct 15 Thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies in the year 1987.
Oct 16 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England in the year 1987.
Oct 16 Dana Suesse, songwriter (You Ought to be in Pictures), dies at 75 in the year 1987.
Oct 16 In the year 1987 jessica McClure rescued 58 hrs after falling 22 feet into a well shaft
Oct 17 On this day in history first World Series game in a covered stadium in Minnesota Metrodome
Oct 18 In the year 1987 theodore Brameld, author (Use of Explosive Ideas), dies at 83
Oct 19 On this day in history "Black Monday"-Dow Jones down 508.32, 4 times previous record
Oct 19 In the year 1987 jacqueline du Pre, British cellist, dies at 42
Oct 19 On this day in history uS warships destroy 2 Iranian oil platforms in Persian Gulf
Oct 20 10 die as Air Force jet crashed into a Ramada Inn near Indianapolis on this day in history.
Oct 20 Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz sentenced to 6 months in jail on this day in history.
Oct 21 In the year 1987 ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan govt official, dies at 88
Oct 22 Lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Oct 24 In the year 1987 bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate
Oct 24 Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86 on this day in history.
Oct 25 Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Oct 26 Dow Jones down 156.83 points in the year 1987.
Oct 26 Head of Salvadoran Human Rights Comm assassinated by death squads in the year 1987.
Oct 27 Gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker in the year 1987.
Oct 27 In the year 1987 south Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution
Oct 27 In the year 1987 vijay Merchant, cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), dies
Oct 28 On this day in history andre Masson, France, surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at 91
Oct 29 On this day in history kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57
Oct 29 Thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title on this day in history.