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.
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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 23, 1987 – Supernova 1987a is seen in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
- April 21, 1987 – The Tamil Tigers are blamed for a car bomb that detonates in the Sri Lankan capital city of Colombo, killing 106 people.
- July 4, 1987 – In France, former Gestapo chief Klaus Barbie (a.k.a. the “Butcher of Lyon”) is convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to life imprisonment.
- September 13, 1987 – Goiânia accident: A radioactive object is stolen from an abandoned hospital in Goiânia, Brazil, contaminating many people in the following weeks and causing some to die from radiation poisoning.
- October 15, 1987 – The Great Storm of 1987 hits France and England.
- 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 – Singapore’s first Mass Rapid Transit line was opened, starting with train services between Yio Chu Kang and Toa Payoh stations.
- December 9, 1987 – Israeli–Palestinian conflict: The First Intifada begins in the Gaza Strip and West Bank.
- December 18, 1987 – Larry Wall releases the first version of the Perl programming language.
Who Were Born On 1987?
- February 2, 1987 – Victoria Song, Chinese singer and actress
- February 11, 1987 – Brian Matusz, American baseball player
- April 22, 1987 – John Obi Mikel, Nigerian footballer
- May 9, 1987 – Vitaliy Pushkar, Ukrainian race car driver
- May 11, 1987 – Lim Seulong, South Korean singer, dancer, and actor (2AM)
- June 29, 1987 – Ana Free, Portuguese singer-songwriter
- August 24, 1987 – Daichi Miura, Japanese singer-songwriter, dancer, and choreographer
- September 21, 1987 – Ashley Paris, American basketball player
- November 2, 1987 – Danny Cipriani, English rugby player
- November 3, 1987 – Gemma Ward, Australian model and actress