Historical Events In 1987
Sunday, 24 September 2023
Dec 06 On this day in history james Dobson, actor (Impulse, Jet Attack, Okinawa), dies
Dec 07 In the year 1987 43 die in Pacific Southwest Airline crash in California (man shot pilots)
Dec 07 In the year 1987 gorbachev arrives in the US for a summit meeting
Dec 08 On this day in history occupied Palestinians start "intefadeh" (uprising) against Israel
Dec 08 President Reagan & Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev sign a treaty eliminating medium range nuclear missiles in the year 1987.
Dec 09 On this day in history palestine uprising begin in Israeli-occupied West Bank
Dec 10 "Nightline" is seen in the USSR for first time in the year 1987.
Dec 10 On this day in history jascha Heifetz, Russia, violinist, dies at 86
Dec 12 Louis de Meester, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1987.
Dec 14 In the worst attack on merchant shipping in the 'Gulf War', 21 crewmen from a Norwegian tanker are killed on this day in history.
Dec 14 Paul Clinton Sundberg, actor (Belle of NY, Easter Parade), dies on this day in history.
Dec 16 On this day in history albert P Morano, (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59), dies at 79
Dec 16 On this day in history roh Tae Woo wins Presidential Election in South Korea
Dec 17 On this day in history bernard Cardinal Alfrink, archbishop of Utrecht Neth, dies at 87
Dec 18 On this day in history benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's future pres, marries Asif Ali Zardari
Dec 18 Federal Judge Morris E. Lasker sentenced Ivan Boesky,the once mighty arbitrageur to a three-year prison term on this day in history.
Dec 20 In the year 1987 worst peacetime shipping disaster, Dona Paz collides with Vector 1,749 confirmed deaths (probably closer to 3,000)
Dec 21 In the year 1987 3 white New York teens convicted of manslaughter in death of a black man
Dec 21 On this day in history robert Paige, actor (Son of Dracula, Pardon My Sarong), dies
Dec 21 Soyuz TM-4 carries 3 cosmonauts to space station Mir in the year 1987.
Dec 22 In the year 1987 alice Terry, [Taaffe], actress (4 Horsemen of Apocalypse), dies
Dec 22 Canada beats Finland 4-1 to win first-ever gold medal at the annual Izvestia hockey tournament in the year 1987.
Dec 22 Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx overdoses from Heroin on this day in history.
Dec 23 In the year 1987 lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, serving a life sentence for attempted assassination of President Gerald R Ford escapes from Alderson Prison
Dec 24 In the year 1987 john M "Joop" de Uyl, Dutch social-dem premier (1973-77), dies at 68
Dec 27 Priscilla Dean, actress (Outside the Law), dies of injuries at 91 in the year 1987.
Dec 28 In the year 1987 charles Malik, Lebanon's 1st delegate to UN, dies at 81
Dec 28 In Arkansas R Gene Simmons kills 16 on this day in history.