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.
- March 19, 1987 – Televangelist Jim Bakker resigns as head of the PTL Club due to a brewing sex scandal; he hands over control to Jerry Falwell.
- May 9, 1987 – LOT Flight 5055 Tadeusz Kościuszko crashes after takeoff in Warsaw, Poland, killing all 183 people on board.
- September 10, 1987 – Pope John Paul II starts his 11-day papal visit to Fort Simpson, Canada and afterwards to several southern and western cities in the United States.
- 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 5, 1987 – Govan Mbeki is released from custody after serving 24 years of a life sentence for terrorism and treason.
- 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 18, 1987 – King’s Cross fire: In London, 31 people die in a fire at the city’s busiest underground station, King’s Cross St Pancras.
- December 7, 1987 – Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771 crashes near Paso Robles, California, killing all 43 on board, after a disgruntled passenger shoots his ex-boss traveling on the flight, then shoots both pilots and himself.
- December 8, 1987 – The Alianza Lima air disaster occurs.
Who Were Born On 1987?
- January 22, 1987 – Astrid Jacobsen, Norwegian skier
- March 20, 1987 – Jonas Rivanno Wattimena, Indonesian actor, model and singer
- April 22, 1987 – John Obi Mikel, Nigerian footballer
- May 5, 1987 – Siim Sellis, Estonian skier
- May 27, 1987 – Gervinho, Ivorian footballer
- August 7, 1987 – Sidney Crosby, Canadian ice hockey player
- August 11, 1987 – Drew Storen, American baseball player
- September 2, 1987 – Scott Moir, Canadian ice dancer
- October 10, 1987 – Ryan Mathews, American football player
- December 1, 1987 – Vance Joy, Australian singer-songwriter