Historical Events In 1987
Monday, 19 April 2021
Feb 20 Ivan Brkanovic, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Feb 21 Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Tsumura Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history syrian army marches into Beirut
Feb 22 Pop artist Andy Warhol dies in New York City at age 58 on this day in history.
Feb 23 Dick Howser retires from managing Kansas City Royals, due to brain tumor in the year 1987.
Feb 23 On this day in history esmond Knight, actor (Black Narcissus, Henry V), dies at 80
Feb 23 In the year 1987 russian Writers Union accepts Boris Pasternak posthumous as member
Feb 23 Supernova 1987A in LMC first seen; first naked-eye supernova since 1604 on this day in history.
Feb 24 On this day in history 29th Grammy Awards Higher Love, Graceland, Bruce Hornsby win
Feb 24 On this day in history radio personality Larry King suffers a heart attack
Feb 25 On this day in history james Coco, actor (Joe-Dumplings), dies at 58
Feb 25 On this day in history uS Supreme Court upholds (5-4) affirmative action
Feb 26 NASA launches GEOS-H on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1987 the first release of Beatles compact discs
Feb 26 In the year 1987 the Tower Commission report is issued, chiding President Reagan for his national security staff's actions in the Iran-Contra affair.
Feb 26 On this day in history uSSR resumes nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Feb 27 "Washington Week In Review," 20th anniversary on PBS on this day in history.
Feb 27 Donald Regan resigned as White House chief of staff in the year 1987.
Feb 27 Joan Greenwood, English actress (Gentle Sex, Bad Sister), dies at 65 in the year 1987.
Feb 27 On this day in history mike Conley triple jumps world indoor record (17.76 meters)
Feb 27 NCAA cancels SMU's entire 1987 football schedule for gross violations of NCAA rules regarding athletic in the year 1987.
Feb 28 Anny Ondra, actress (Blackmail), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1987 jane Geddes wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
Mar 02 On this day in history randolph Scott, actor (Ft Worth, Gung Ho, Jesse James), dies at 89
Mar 03 In the year 1987 actor, singer, dancer, comedian, broadcaster and American entertainment icon, Danny Kaye, died in Los Angeles at the age of 74.
Mar 03 Danny Kaye, comedian (Danny Kaye Show), dies at 74 in the year 1987.
Mar 06 6.8 earthquake hits Ecuador, kills 100 on this day in history.
Mar 06 In the year 1987 a British ferry sinks off the Belgian port of Zeebrugg, killing 189.
Mar 06 On this day in history belgium ferry boat "Herald of Free Enterprise" capsizes/sinks; 192 die
Mar 06 Ecuador earthquakes in Ecuador killing 5,000 people on this day in history.
Mar 06 In the year 1987 in the Colombia - Ecuador region a 7.0 earthquake killed approximately 1,000 people, 4,000 missing, 20,000 homeless, extensive damage, landslides and ground cracks in Napo Province and in the Quito-Tulcan area, Ecuador
Mar 07 In the year 1987 diane Chambers' (Shelley Long) final episode on Cheers
Mar 07 Gavaskar becomes first cricket batsman to score 10,000 Test runs on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1987 mike Tyson beats Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title