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March 12, 1987 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Federal judge dismisses lawsuits sought by Oliver North

Political Commentator and Iran-Contra Figure Oliver North
Political Commentator and Iran-Contra Figure
Oliver North
  • Ice Pairs World Championship at Cincinnati won by Ekaterina Gordeeva & Sergei Grinkov (USSR)
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk (Soviet Union)

Birthdays in History

  • Chris Seitz, American footballer
1987 in History