May 8, 1987 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Gary Hart quits US democratic presidential race (Donna Rice affair)
  • The Loughgall ambush: The SAS kill 8 IRA members and 1 civilian, in Loughgall, Northern Ireland.

Deaths in History

  • Doris Stokes, British psychic medium (b. 1920)
  • Pam Ewing, (Victoria Principal) character on Dallas, is killed off