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 4, 1987 – The 1987 Maryland train collision: An Amtrak train en route to Boston from Washington, D.C., collides with Conrail engines in Chase, Maryland, killing 16 people.
- January 29, 1987 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Rabbit in Chinese astrology.
- March 6, 1987 – The British ferry MS Herald of Free Enterprise capsizes in about 90 seconds killing 193.
- 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.
- May 8, 1987 – The Loughgall ambush: The SAS kills eight Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers and a civilian during an ambush in Loughgall, Northern Ireland.
- May 9, 1987 – LOT Flight 5055 Tadeusz Kościuszko crashes after takeoff in Warsaw, Poland, killing all 183 people on board.
- June 11, 1987 – Diane Abbott, Paul Boateng and Bernie Grant are elected as the first black Parliamentarians in Great Britain.
- June 17, 1987 – With the death of the last individual of the species, the dusky seaside sparrow becomes extinct.
- September 15, 1987 – United States Secretary of State George Shultz and Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze sign a treaty to establish centers to reduce the risk of nuclear war.
- November 7, 1987 – Singapore’s first Mass Rapid Transit line was opened, starting with train services between Yio Chu Kang and Toa Payoh stations.
Who Were Born On 1987?
- January 10, 1987 – César Cielo, Brazilian swimmer
- February 11, 1987 – Jürgen Kuresoo, Estonian footballer
- March 23, 1987 – Alan Toovey, Australian footballer
- May 7, 1987 – Michael Maidens, English footballer (d. 2007)
- June 22, 1987 – Nikita Rukavytsya, Ukrainian-Australian footballer
- July 27, 1987 – Jacoby Ford, American football player
- August 22, 1987 – Uhaa Nation, American wrestler
- October 31, 1987 – Jean-Karl Vernay, French race car driver
- November 22, 1987 – Marouane Fellaini, Belgian footballer
- December 21, 1987 – Ryza Cenon, Filipino actress and dancer