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.
- June 17, 1987 – With the death of the last individual of the species, the dusky seaside sparrow becomes extinct.
- August 16, 1987 – Northwest Airlines Flight 255 a McDonnell Douglas MD-82 crashes after take off in Detroit, Michigan, killing 154 of the 155 on board, plus two people on the ground.
- October 11, 1987 – First public display of AIDS Memorial Quilt on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., during the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.
- 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.
- November 7, 1987 – In Tunisia, president Habib Bourguiba is overthrown and replaced by Prime Minister Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
- November 8, 1987 – Remembrance Day bombing: A Provisional IRA bomb explodes in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland during a ceremony honouring those who had died in wars involving British forces. Twelve people are killed and sixty-three wounded.
- November 22, 1987 – Two Chicago television stations are hijacked by an unknown pirate dressed as Max Headroom.
- December 8, 1987 – The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is signed.
Who Were Born On 1987?
- March 20, 1987 – Pedro Ken, Brazilian footballer
- April 4, 1987 – Lauri Pedaja, Estonian actor and hairdresser
- April 9, 1987 – Graham Gano, American football player
- April 15, 1987 – Sapphire Elia, English actress and singer
- April 20, 1987 – Thorsten Kirschbaum, German footballer
- June 21, 1987 – Kim Ryeowook, South Korean singer-songwriter and actor (Super Junior and Super Junior-M)
- July 7, 1987 – Julianna Guill, American actress
- July 31, 1987 – Brittany Byrnes, Australian actress
- September 9, 1987 – Clayton Snyder, American actor
- September 25, 1987 – Monica Niculescu, Romanian tennis player