Year 1987 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 6 Astronomers at University of California see 1st sight of birth of a galaxy
  • Jun 8 New Zealand's Labour government legislates against nuclear weapons and nuclear powered vessels in NZ. Only nation to legislate against nuclear power.
  • Jun 11 Margaret Thatcher is 1st British Prime Minister in 160 years to win a third consecutive term
  • Oct 19 Black Monday: Stock markets around the world crash, including the Dow Jones stock index, which falls 508.32 points (22%), 4½ times the previous daily record
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Historical Figures Born in 1987

  • Jan 16 Cassey Ho, American social media fitness entrepreneur, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 16 Jon Ossoff, American politician (US Senator-D-Georgia 2021-pesent), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Feb 24 Daniel Reilly, British entrepreneur
  • Mar 6 Alexey Molchanov, Russian freediver (25 world records), born in Volgograd, Russia
  • Mar 12 Chris Seitz, American footballer

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