Historical Events In 1987
Friday, 02 December 2022
Oct 31 In the year 1987 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 On this day in history raphael Soyer, artist (Depression scenes in NYC), dies at 87
Nov 05 On this day in history iceberg twice the size of Rhode Island sighted in Antarctic
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 In the year 1987 11 die as a bomb planted by the Irish Republican Army exploded at Ulster Remembrance Day Service
Nov 11 In the year 1987 l T Coggeshall, medical scientist (Sec of HEW 1956-58), dies at 86
Nov 11 Van Gogh's paining the "Irises" sells for record $53.6 M at auction on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 14 Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, dies at 88 on this day in history.
Nov 15 In the year 1987 28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9 die in crash at Denver
Nov 16 Lisa Bonet marries Lenny Kravitz on this day in history.
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 in the year 1987.
Nov 18 31 die in a fire at King's Cross, London's busiest subway station in the year 1987.
Nov 18 In the year 1987 jacques Anquetil, French cyclist (5x Tour de France), dies at 53
Nov 21 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1987.
Nov 25 Anton F Pieck, illustrator (1001 Nights), dies at 92 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1987 choh Hao Li, bio-chemist prof (isolated growth hormones), dies at 74
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 on this day in history.
Nov 29 Korean Air Boeing 707 disappears off Burma, on route to Seoul. All 115 lost on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 01 Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut, dies of a heart attack at 57 in the year 1987.
Dec 04 Rouben Mamoulian, dir (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), dies at 90 on this day in history.
Dec 05 In the year 1987 "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38
Dec 06 In the year 1987 3 satanist Missouri teenagers bludgeon comrade to death for "fun"