Historical Events In 1987
Wednesday, 27 September 2023
Jan 18 In the year 1987 11th Soap Opera Digest Poll Awards - Days of Our Live wins
Jan 19 On this day in history gerald Brenan, English writer, dies at 92
Jan 19 Guy Hunt becomes Alabama's first Republican governor since 1874 on this day in history.
Jan 20 On this day in history anglican Church envoy Terry Waite taken hostage in Beirut, Lebanon
Jan 20 On this day in history rhino Records first #1-Billy Vera & the Beaters' "At This Moment"
Jan 20 In the year 1987 tom Dollery, cricketer (4 Tests for Eng 1947-50), dies
Jan 21 Archbishop's envoy Terry Waite disappears in Lebanon on this day in history.
Jan 21 On this day in history bB King donates his 7,000 record collection to University of Mississippi
Jan 21 Pieter G Buckinx, Flemish writer (7th Day), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jan 22 In the year 1987 glen Tremml, 27, pedaled the ultralight aircraft Eagle over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for a human-powered flight record of 37.2 miles.
Jan 22 In the year 1987 r Budd Dwyer, Penns State Treasurer, facing prison for conspiracy & perjury, shot himself to death at a televised news conference
Jan 23 Dow Jones rises 64 points then drops 110 points (44.15 point loss) on this day in history.
Jan 23 Japan first exceeds military spending cap of 1% of GNP ($23 billion) in the year 1987.
Jan 24 On this day in history 61st Australian Women's Tennis H Mandlikova beat M Navratilova (75 76)
Jan 25 On this day in history emil Hlobil, composer, dies at 85
Jan 26 14th American Music Award Whitney Houston, Lionel Richie &Alabama on this day in history.
Jan 26 Hart Foundation beat British Bulldogs for WWF tag team title on this day in history.
Jan 27 Midnight Rockers beat Buddy Rose &Doug Somers for AWA World Tag Team on this day in history.
Jan 28 US Foreign minister George Shultz meets ANC-leader Oliver Tambo in the year 1987.
Jan 29 In the year 1987 ivo Lhotka-Kalinski composer, dies at 73
Jan 29 In the year 1987 ivo Lhotka-Kalinski, composer, dies at 73
Jan 29 Lisa files for separation from husband New York Met Darryl Strawberry in the year 1987.
Jan 29 In the year 1987 william J Casey, ends term as 13th director of CIA
Jan 30 On this day in history angelo Rutherford, actor (Willie-Gentle Ben), dies at 32
Jan 31 In the year 1987 44th Golden Globes Platoon, Marlee Matlin win
Jan 31 Cut-price airline People Express flies its last flights before becoming part of Continental Airlines on this day in history.
Jan 31 United Steelworkers union ratified a concessionary contract with USX Corp on this day in history.
Feb 01 163 day strike against Deere & Company ends, workers accept wage freeze in the year 1987.
Feb 01 Erin Westmore, makeup artist (Hollywood Backstage), dies at 82 on this day in history.
Feb 02 In the year 1987 alfred Lion, record founder (Blue Note), dies at 78
Feb 02 In the year 1987 philippines adopts constitution
Feb 03 San Diego Yacht Club celebrates return of America's Cup on this day in history.
Feb 04 On this day in history flamboyant pianist-entertainer Liberace dies at his Palm Springs, California, home at age 67.
Feb 04 On this day in history liberace, pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman), dies at 67