October 13, 1987 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • 1st military use of trained dolphins (US Navy in Persian Gulf)
  • Costa Rican President Oscar Arias wins Nobel Peace Prize

Deaths in History

Person of interestWalter Houser Brattain

Walter Houser Brattain, American physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85