Historical Events In 1987
Monday, 19 April 2021
Oct 31 Joseph Campbell, mythologist (Mythic Image), dies at 83 in the year 1987.
Nov 03 In the year 1987 on Wall Street, after 5 consecutive gains, Dow Jones down 50.56
Nov 04 Raphael Soyer, artist (Depression scenes in NYC), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Nov 05 Iceberg twice the size of Rhode Island sighted in Antarctic in the year 1987.
Nov 05 Supreme Court nominee Douglas H Ginsburg admitted using marijuana in the year 1987.
Nov 06 On this day in history ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss), dies at 89
Nov 08 11 die as a bomb planted by the Irish Republican Army exploded at Ulster Remembrance Day Service on this day in history.
Nov 11 L T Coggeshall, medical scientist (Sec of HEW 1956-58), dies at 86 in the year 1987.
Nov 11 Van Gogh's paining the "Irises" sells for record $53.6 M at auction in the year 1987.
Nov 12 In the year 1987 heavy snow closes schools from DC to Maine
Nov 12 Roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at 75 in the year 1987.
Nov 14 On this day in history pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, dies at 88
Nov 15 28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9 die in crash at Denver in the year 1987.
Nov 16 On this day in history lisa Bonet marries Lenny Kravitz
Nov 16 On this day in history paul McCartney releases "Once Upon a Long Ago"
Nov 17 Irene Wicker, singer/actress (Singing Lady), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Nov 18 In the year 1987 31 die in a fire at King's Cross, London's busiest subway station
Nov 18 Jacques Anquetil, French cyclist (5x Tour de France), dies at 53 in the year 1987.
Nov 21 On this day in history james E Folsom, (Alabama-Gov, 1947-51, 1955-59), dies at 79
Nov 22 Ted Taylor, rock vocalist, dies on this day in history.
Nov 23 The Chicago Board of Trade took its own precautionary steps, implementing a daily price ceiling on the Major Market Index future, as well as the Institutional Index future on this day in history.
Nov 25 On this day in history anton F Pieck, illustrator (1001 Nights), dies at 92
Nov 25 On this day in history harold Washington 1st black mayor of Chicago (D, 1983-87), dies at 65
Nov 26 Emmanuel Bondeville, composer, dies at 89 on this day in history.
Nov 28 Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist prof (isolated growth hormones), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Nov 28 In the year 1987 south African Airways Boeing 747 crashes into Indian Ocean, 159 die
Nov 29 In the year 1987 howard Pyle, (Gov-R-Az, 1951-55), dies at 81
Nov 29 Korean Air Boeing 707 disappears off Burma, on route to Seoul. All 115 lost in the year 1987.
Nov 30 On this day in history arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR, dies at 89
Dec 01 Digging begins to link England and France under the English Channel in the year 1987.
Dec 01 Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut, dies of a heart attack at 57 on this day in history.
Dec 04 Rouben Mamoulian, dir (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), dies at 90 in the year 1987.
Dec 05 On this day in history "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38
Dec 06 On this day in history 3 satanist Missouri teenagers bludgeon comrade to death for "fun"