The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2026. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1987
- January 29, 1987 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
- February 2, 1987 – After the 1986 People Power Revolution, the Philippines enacts a new constitution.
- June 12, 1987 – The Central African Republic’s former Emperor Jean-Bédel Bokassa is sentenced to death for crimes he had committed during his 13-year rule.
- September 14, 1987 – The Toronto Blue Jays set a record for the most home runs in a single game, hitting 10 of them.
- October 1, 1987 – The Whittier Narrows earthquake shakes the San Gabriel Valley, registering as magnitude 5.9.
- October 11, 1987 – Start of Operation Pawan by Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka that killed thousands of ethnic Tamil civilians and hundreds of Tamil Tigers & Indian Army soldiers.
- October 15, 1987 – The Great Storm of 1987 hits France and England.
- October 30, 1987 – In Japan, NEC releases the first 16-bit (fourth generation) video game console, the PC Engine, which is later sold in other markets under the name TurboGrafx-16.
- November 27, 1987 – On a routine flight between Taiwan and Mauritius, South African Airways Flight 295 experiences an in-flight fire, apparently starting at around 23:48 on the 27th. After just under 16 minutes (leading into the early hours of November 28), the plane crashes and kills all 159 on board.
- December 17, 1987 – Final Fantasy is released in Japan on the Famicon, marking the start of the Final Fantasy series and saving Square from bankruptcy.
Who Were Born On 1987?
- January 3, 1987 – Leonidas Panagopoulos, Greek footballer
- February 21, 1987 – Ellen Page, Canadian actress
- February 22, 1987 – Han Hyo-joo, South Korean actress and model
- June 6, 1987 – Daniel Logan, New Zealand actor
- August 20, 1987 – Egon Kaur, Estonian race car driver
- September 5, 1987 – Silvestre Rasuk, American actor
- September 9, 1987 – Joshua Herdman, English actor
- September 10, 1987 – Nana Tanimura, Japanese singer-songwriter and actress
- November 8, 1987 – Sam Bradford, American football player
- November 30, 1987 – Naomi, American wrestler, model, and dancer