Historical Events In 1987
Sunday, 24 September 2023
Mar 30 On this day in history vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" sells for record £22.5M ($39.7 million)
Apr 02 On this day in history buddy Rich drummer/orch leader (Away We Go), dies at 69
Apr 02 Buddy Rich, drummer/orchestra leader (Away We Go), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Apr 03 Bill Elliott sets NASCAR qualifying record of 212.809 mph at Talladega on this day in history.
Apr 03 On this day in history chicago Cubs trade Dennis Eckersley to A's for 3 minor leaguers
Apr 03 Duchess of Windsor's jewels auctioned for œ31,380,197 on this day in history.
Apr 03 The late Duchess of Windsor's jewels are auctioned, fetching nearly $US45 million on this day in history.
Apr 03 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1987.
Apr 04 In the year 1987 dow Jones up 69.89 points, ending at record 2,390.34 points
Apr 05 On this day in history 16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King
Apr 05 Fox TV network premieres showing Married With Children & Tracey Ullman on this day in history.
Apr 05 On this day in history wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title
Apr 06 In the year 1987 sugar Ray Leonard upsets Marvelous Marvin Hagler
Apr 07 Al Campanis, Dodger executive for more than 40 years, resigns, after making racial remarks on "Nightline" on this day in history.
Apr 07 On this day in history maxine Sullivan, [Williams], US actress (Going Places), dies at 75
Apr 08 Francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea) dies at 90 on this day in history.
Apr 09 Francis C Denebrink US Naval officer who participated in (WW I, WW II, and Korea dies at 90 in the year 1987.
Apr 09 In the year 1987 supreme Court of Canada rules that the right to strike is not guaranteed by the constitution
Apr 11 In the year 1987 erskine Caldwell, novelist (Tobacco Road), dies at 83
Apr 12 Ewan Calague, economist/statistician (Social Security) dies at 90 on this day in history.
Apr 12 Texaco files for brankruptcy in the year 1987.
Apr 14 In the year 1987 karl Holler, composer, dies at 79
Apr 16 FCC imposes a broader definition of indecency over airwaves in the year 1987.
Apr 16 On this day in history michael Jordon, becomes 2nd NBA to score 3000 points in a season
Apr 17 On this day in history carlton Barrett, Jamaican reggae drummer (No woman no cry), dies at 36
Apr 17 Julius Erving becomes the 3rd NBA player to score 30,000 points in the year 1987.
Apr 18 An unconscous skydiver is rescued by another diver in mid-air in the year 1987.
Apr 18 In the year 1987 pat Knauff, France sets 1-leg downhill ski speed record (115.012 mph)
Apr 19 Hugh "Lumpy" Brannum, Actor (Mr Green Jeans), dies at 77 in the year 1987.
Apr 19 Jacqueline Blanc, sets women's downhill ski speed rec (124.902 mph) on this day in history.
Apr 19 Maxwell D Taylor US commander 101st airborne (WW II), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Apr 20 "Starlight Express"posted the largest week’ s gross in Broadway history. The roller-skating musical earned $606,081 at the box office in the year 1987.
Apr 20 Antony Tudor, dancer/choreographer (Amer Ballet Theater) dies at 78 on this day in history.
Apr 20 In the year 1987 rosa Mota wins the women's division of the Boston Marathon