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.
- May 5, 1987 – Iran–Contra affair: Start of Congressional televised hearings in the United States of America
- May 22, 1987 – Hashimpura massacre in Meerut, India.
- 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.
- July 14, 1987 – Montreal, Canada, is hit by a series of thunderstorms causing the Montreal Flood of 1987.
- August 23, 1987 – The American male basketball team lost the gold medal to Brazilian team at the Pan American Games in Indianapolis. The final score was 120–115 and triggered changes in this sport basis in USA, resulting in the “Dream Team”.
- 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.
- November 28, 1987 – South African Airways Flight 295 crashes into the Indian Ocean, killing all 159 people on board.
- 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 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is signed.
Who Were Born On 1987?
- January 8, 1987 – Carmen Klaschka, German tennis player
- February 7, 1987 – Joe Cardle, English footballer
- February 11, 1987 – Brian Matusz, American baseball player
- March 26, 1987 – Ondřej Kúdela, Czech footballer
- March 27, 1987 – Polina Gagarina, Russian singer-songwriter and actress
- May 7, 1987 – Michael Hinz, German footballer
- June 1, 1987 – Johan Santos, Filipino actor
- September 19, 1987 – Carlos Quintero, Colombian footballer
- September 28, 1987 – Pierre Becken, German footballer
- December 9, 1987 – Mat Latos, American baseball player