Historical Events In 1987
Sunday, 24 September 2023
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 on this day in history.
Oct 13 First military use of trained dolphins (US Navy in Persian Gulf) on this day in history.
Oct 13 Shares on the 'Wall Street' stock exchange plunge to record lows in the year 1987.
Oct 13 In the year 1987 walter H Brattain, US physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85
Oct 14 In the year 1987 in Midland, Tx 1«-year-old Jessica McClure falls 22' (7m) down a well
Oct 14 In the year 1987 rodolfo Halffter, composer, dies at 86
Oct 15 Fiji becomes a republic, after belonging to Britain since 1874 on this day in history.
Oct 15 Fiji's governor-general resigns, ending century of allegiance by the South Pacific island to British crown in the year 1987.
Oct 15 NFL Players Assn orders an end to the 24 day strike on this day in history.
Oct 15 Thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 Theodore Brameld, author (Use of Explosive Ideas), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Oct 19 In the year 1987 "Black Monday"-Dow Jones down 508.32, 4 times previous record
Oct 19 Jacqueline du Pre, British cellist, dies at 42 on this day in history.
Oct 19 US warships destroy 2 Iranian oil platforms in Persian Gulf in the year 1987.
Oct 20 In the year 1987 10 die as Air Force jet crashed into a Ramada Inn near Indianapolis
Oct 20 In the year 1987 subway gunman Bernhard Goetz sentenced to 6 months in jail
Oct 21 In the year 1987 ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan govt official, dies at 88
Oct 22 On this day in history lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68
Oct 24 In the year 1987 bork's supreme court nomination rejected by senate
Oct 24 Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86 in the year 1987.
Oct 25 In the year 1987 cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80
Oct 26 Dow Jones down 156.83 points on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1987 head of Salvadoran Human Rights Comm assassinated by death squads
Oct 27 Gilbert McNamee sentenced to 25 years in prison for being an IRA bombmaker on this day in history.
Oct 27 South Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution on this day in history.
Oct 27 Vijay Merchant, cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), dies in the year 1987.
Oct 28 In the year 1987 andre Masson, France, surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at 91
Oct 29 In the year 1987 kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57
Oct 29 In the year 1987 thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title