April 16, 1987 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • August Wilson's "Fences" wins 1987 Pulitzer Prize for drama
  • British Conservative MP Harvey Proctor appears at Bow Street Magistrates' Court in London charged with gross indecency
  • FCC imposes a broader definition of indecency over airwaves
  • Howard Stern & Infinity Broadcasting are warned by FCC
  • Peter Taylor's "Summons to Memphis" wins Pulitzer Prize for fiction
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to August Wilson for "Fences"

Birthdays in History

  • Neil Haskell, Finalist of SYTYCD Season 3