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 20, 1987 – Church of England envoy Terry Waite is kidnapped in Lebanon.
- January 29, 1987 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
- May 5, 1987 – Iran–Contra affair: Start of Congressional televised hearings in the United States of America
- May 17, 1987 – An Iraqi Dassault Mirage F1 fighter jet fires two missiles into the U.S. Navy warship USS Stark, killing 37 and injuring 21 of her crew.
- May 22, 1987 – First ever Rugby World Cup kicks off with New Zealand playing Italy at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand.
- May 28, 1987 – West German pilot Mathias Rust, who was 18 years old, evades Soviet Union air defenses and lands a private plane in the Red Square in Moscow, Russia. He is immediately detained and would not be released until August 3, 1988.
- June 8, 1987 – New Zealand’s Labour government establishes a national nuclear-free zone under the New Zealand Nuclear Free Zone, Disarmament, and Arms Control Act 1987.
- July 14, 1987 – Montreal, Canada, is hit by a series of thunderstorms causing the Montreal Flood of 1987.
- October 21, 1987 – Jaffna hospital massacre is carried out by Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 70 ethnic Tamil patients, doctors and nurses.
- December 8, 1987 – The Alianza Lima air disaster occurs.
Who Were Born On 1987?
- January 7, 1987 – Olga Panova, Russian tennis player
- January 9, 1987 – Lucas Leiva, Brazilian footballer
- February 6, 1987 – Hayato Ichihara, Japanese actor
- April 7, 1987 – Martín Cáceres, Uruguayan footballer
- April 30, 1987 – Kaspar Taimsoo, Estonian rower
- August 7, 1987 – Ryan Lavarnway, American baseball player
- August 13, 1987 – Jamie Reed, Welsh footballer
- October 23, 1987 – Félix Doubront, Venezuelan baseball player
- November 21, 1987 – Eesha Karavade, Indian chess player
- November 23, 1987 – Snooki, Chilean-American actress and author