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.
- February 16, 1987 – The trial of John Demjanjuk, accused of being a Nazi guard dubbed “Ivan the Terrible” in Treblinka extermination camp, starts in Jerusalem.
- April 11, 1987 – The London Agreement is secretly signed between Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Shimon Peres and King Hussein of Jordan.
- May 5, 1987 – Iran–Contra affair: Start of Congressional televised hearings in the United States of America
- May 15, 1987 – The Soviet Union launches the Polyus prototype orbital weapons platform. It fails to reach orbit.
- May 22, 1987 – Hashimpura massacre in Meerut, India.
- 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.
- August 19, 1987 – Hungerford massacre: In the United Kingdom, Michael Ryan kills sixteen people with a semi-automatic rifle and then commits suicide.
- 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.
Who Were Born On 1987?
- January 11, 1987 – Daniel Semenzato, Italian footballer
- February 26, 1987 – Jin Hiramaki, Japanese actor, singer, and model
- March 31, 1987 – Carl Dickinson, English footballer
- April 10, 1987 – Jamie Renée Smith, American actress
- April 30, 1987 – Nikki Webster, Australian singer and actress
- May 15, 1987 – Ersan İlyasova, Turkish basketball player
- August 26, 1987 – Juan Joseph, American football player and coach (d. 2014)
- September 18, 1987 – Jinkx Monsoon, American drag queen performer and actor
- September 28, 1987 – Chloë Hanslip, English violinist
- October 27, 1987 – Björn Barrefors, Swedish decathlete and heptathlete.