1987 Calendar

January
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February
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1234567
891011121314
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March
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1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

April
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   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
May
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     12
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10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
June
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 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    

July
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   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
August
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      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
September
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  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   

October
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    123
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11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
November
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1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
December
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6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

What Happened In Year 1987?

  • January 29, 1987 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
  • February 11, 1987 – The Constitution of the Philippines goes into effect.
  • April 8, 1987 – Los Angeles Dodgers executive Al Campanis resigns amid controversy over racially charged remarks he had made while on Nightline.
  • April 21, 1987 – The Tamil Tigers are blamed for a car bomb that explodes in the Sri Lankan city of Colombo, killing 106 people.
  • April 28, 1987 – American engineer Ben Linder is killed in an ambush by U.S.-funded Contras in northern Nicaragua.
  • May 8, 1987 – The Loughgall Ambush: The SAS kills eight Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers and a civilian during an ambush in Loughgall, Northern Ireland.
  • May 9, 1987 – A Polish LOT Ilyushin IL-62M “Tadeusz Kościuszko” (SP-LBG) crashes after takeoff in Warsaw, Poland, killing 183 people.
  • May 15, 1987 – The Soviet Union launches the Polyus prototype orbital weapons platform. It fails to reach orbit.
  • June 12, 1987 – Cold War: At the Brandenburg Gate U.S. President Ronald Reagan publicly challenges Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall.
  • June 28, 1987 – For the first time in the military history, a civilian target was attacked by chemical weapons when Iraqi warplanes dropped mustard gas bombs on the Iranian town of Sardasht in rwo separate bombing rounds, on four residential areas.
  • June 30, 1987 – The Royal Canadian Mint introduces the $1 coin, known as the Loonie.
  • July 1, 1987 – The American radio station WFAN in New York, New York is launched as the world’s first all-sports radio station.
  • July 4, 1987 – In France, former Gestapo chief Klaus Barbie (aka the “Butcher of Lyon”) is convicted of crimes against humanity and is sentenced to life imprisonment.
  • July 29, 1987 – British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and President of France François Mitterrand sign the agreement to build a tunnel under the English Channel (Eurotunnel).
  • July 31, 1987 – A rare, class F4 tornado rips through Edmonton, Alberta, killing 27 people and causing $330 million in damage.
  • November 15, 1987 – In Braşov, Romania, workers rebel against the communist regime of Nicolae Ceaușescu.
  • December 8, 1987 – The Alianza Lima air disaster occurs.

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