Historical Events In 1987
Monday, 23 May 2022
Oct 31 On this day in history joseph Campbell, mythologist (Mythic Image), dies at 83
Nov 03 On Wall Street, after 5 consecutive gains, Dow Jones down 50.56 in the year 1987.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 06 In the year 1987 ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss), dies at 89
Nov 08 On this day in history 11 die as a bomb planted by the Irish Republican Army exploded at Ulster Remembrance Day Service
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 Heavy snow closes schools from DC to Maine in the year 1987.
Nov 12 In the year 1987 roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at 75
Nov 14 Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, dies at 88 in the year 1987.
Nov 15 28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9 die in crash at Denver on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1987 lisa Bonet marries Lenny Kravitz
Nov 16 Paul McCartney releases "Once Upon a Long Ago" on this day in history.
Nov 17 On this day in history irene Wicker, singer/actress (Singing Lady), dies at 81
Nov 18 In the year 1987 31 die in a fire at King's Cross, London's busiest subway station
Nov 18 On this day in history jacques Anquetil, French cyclist (5x Tour de France), dies at 53
Nov 21 In the year 1987 james E Folsom, (Alabama-Gov, 1947-51, 1955-59), dies at 79
Nov 22 In the year 1987 ted Taylor, rock vocalist, dies
Nov 23 On this day in history 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
Nov 25 On this day in history anton F Pieck, illustrator (1001 Nights), dies at 92
Nov 25 In the year 1987 harold Washington 1st black mayor of Chicago (D, 1983-87), dies at 65
Nov 26 On this day in history emmanuel Bondeville, composer, dies at 89
Nov 28 Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist prof (isolated growth hormones), dies at 74 in the year 1987.
Nov 28 South African Airways Boeing 747 crashes into Indian Ocean, 159 die in the year 1987.
Nov 29 Howard Pyle, (Gov-R-Az, 1951-55), dies at 81 in the year 1987.
Nov 29 Korean Air Boeing 707 disappears off Burma, on route to Seoul. All 115 lost in the year 1987.
Nov 30 Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR, dies at 89 on this day in history.
Dec 01 Digging begins to link England and France under the English Channel in the year 1987.
Dec 01 On this day in history donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut, dies of a heart attack at 57
Dec 04 Rouben Mamoulian, dir (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), dies at 90 on this day in history.
Dec 05 "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38 in the year 1987.
Dec 06 3 satanist Missouri teenagers bludgeon comrade to death for "fun" on this day in history.