The year 1987 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1987 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1987 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
04 MayAmerica's first bank was listed under the name National Historic Landmark.
30 MayGoa became the 25th full state of the country.
11 JuneMargaret Thatcher became the British Prime Minister for the third consecutive time in 160 years.
18 JuneM / s. Swaminathan received the first World Food Award.
19 JuneLouis IV was crowned King of France.
11 JulyThe world's population took the figure of five billion. The United Nations decided to celebrate July 11 as Population Day.
14 July37 years of military rule in Taiwan came to an end.
25 JulyRangaswamy Venkataraman became the eighth president.
27 JulyIn 1912, explorers discovered the wreck of the sinking ship Titanic on its first voyage.
12 SeptemberEthiopia adopted its constitution.
06 OctoberFiji was declared a republic.
13 OctoberFamous playback singer, actor and producer-director Kishore Kumar passed away.
13 NovemberThe first condom commercials aired on British TV.
08 DecemberThe leaders of the world's two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, signed the first treaty that provided for the reduction of land-based nuclear weapons stockpiles.
20 MarchThe Food and Drug Administration approved the anti-AIDS drug AZT. It was the first drug approved by the US government to treat AIDS.
21 AprilMore than 100 people died in a bomb blast in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo.
31 JanuaryOhrbach's department store closed in New York City after 64 years of operation.
11 FebruaryBritish Airways was privatized and listed on the London Stock Exchange.
02 MarchAmerican Motors was acquired by Chrysler Corporation.
03 AprilThe Showboat Casino Hotel was established in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
03 JuneVanuatu Labor Party was established.
11 JulyAustralian Prime Minister Robert Hawke's government was elected for a third term.
31 AugustMichael Jackson released his hit album "Bad".
21 SeptemberThe world's first conference based on artificial life was held at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
18 NovemberA fire at Kings Cross on the London Underground kills 31 people and injures another 100.
17 DecemberMega Man was released in Japan.
22 JanuaryAfter being convicted of receiving bribes, Pennsylvania Treasurer R. Budd Dwyer committed suicide during a televised press conference.
06 FebruaryMary Gaudron was appointed as the first female Justice of the High Court of Australia.
23 FebruaryLight from the supernova SN 1987A in the Large Magellanic Cloud reached the Earth.
04 MarchU.S. President Ronald Reagan made a nationally televised address in which he accepted full responsibility for illegal actions in the Iran–Contra affair.
19 MarchAmerican televangelist Jim Baker has resigned as head of ThePTL Club amid a sex scandal.
20 MarchThe antiretroviral drug zidovudine (AZT) was the first drug approved for use against HIV and AIDS.
08 MayA British Army Special Air Service Unit attacked a provisionalist Republican Army Unit in Laggol, Northern Ireland, killing an eightIRA member and a civilian.
28 MayWest German Aviator Mathius Rust flew from his cess 172, believing that it fly through the Soviet air defense system and lands in the Redsscrey in Moscow.
04 JuneAmerican intelligence analyst Jonathan Pollard dismissed the allegations of espionage for Israel.
11 JuneIn Great Britain, Diane Abbott, Paul Botng and Berney Grant were first elected as black MPs. Diana was the first black woman selected for Abbott House of Common. Burney Grant was a politician of a British Labor Party who was a Member of Parliament after his death from Tottenham in 1987.
12 JuneCold War- During a speech at Berlin Burger Gate of Berlin by Berlin's Wall, US President Ronald Reagan challenged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to 'tearing this wall'!
17 JuneWith the death of the last person of the species, the dark seaside sparrow became extinct. The dark seaside sparrows, Ammodramus Maritimus Nigrusten, were non-resident sub-species of Seride Sparrows, found on the banks of the Merit Islands in Florida and on the banks of the River of the Merit Island.
19 JuneBasque separatist group ETA exploded a car bomb at Hipercor Shopping Center in Barcelona, ​​killing 21 people and injured 45 people.
30 JuneThe Royal Canadian mint introduced the Canadian one-dollar currency, usually known as Luni.
05 JulyThe Black Tigers of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam made the first suicide bombing against Sri Lanka's army in Nellidih.
13 JulyBette Midler's $ 10 million case against Ford Motor Co has been dropped by the Federal Judge. He used the same sound for his TV advertisements.
14 JulyMontreal received more than 100 mm (3.9 in) rainfall in two-and-a-half hours of rain, causing severe floods and more than $ 220 million.
16 AugustNorthwest Airlines flight 255 crashed at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Michigan, killing 156 people.
16 AugustThe Northwest Airlines flight 255 Detroit, Michigan, crashed after takeoff at the US, killing the crew and passengers.
13 SeptemberA radioactive object was released into a hospital in Brazil, which came out of a hospital in Goyaania, resulting in four people who died and 249 others had severe pollution.
16 SeptemberThe Montreal Protocol is an international treaty, which has manufactured the ozone layer by phasing out the production of several stages for ozone vacancies.
02 OctoberDenmark became the first country to legalize civil associations among couples with similar sex.
15 OctoberFiji became a republic at the end of the 113 -year -old British Crown rule of the islands.
19 OctoberIran-Eraq War-United States Navy forces destroyed two Iranian oil platforms in Persian Gulf in response to the Iranimic attack on the Kuwaiti oil tanker.
07 NovemberZeen L Abidin Ben Ali posted in place of Habib Borguiba, Tunisia and disqualified him medically for the duties of the office.
07 NovemberSingapore's first mass rapid transit line was opened, which began with train services between Yio Chu Kang and Toa Payoh stations.
09 NovemberAn provisional Irish Republican Army bomb exploded during a ceremony on Sunday in Aniskilan, Northern Ireland, killing eleven people and injuring sixty people.
18 NovemberIn London, an underground fire in the Kings Crossst Panches killed 31 people.
29 NovemberThe Korean Air Flight 858 exploded over the Andaman Sea when two Korean agents left a time bomb in the overhead compartment, killing 115 people.
08 DecemberArab-Israeli Sangharsh-Ek Israeli army tank transporter killed four Palestinian refugees and injured seven others, crashed in the first Intipada Sparking at the Erase crossing on the border of the Israeli-Gaja Strip.
08 DecemberEight people were shot and killed by a man in Australia Postbuilding in Melbourne, before he jumped for his death.
18 DecemberProgrammer Larry Wall released the first version of the programming language Pearl via Comp.Source.misc. Newsgroup.
20 DecemberHistory's deadliest maritime disaster MV Douna Paz occurred after hitting an oil tanker on the Tablas Strait of the Philippines, resulting in an estimated 4,000death.
23 DecemberLynet ”escaped from Alderson Jail by serving life imprisonment for attempting to kill President Garald R Ford.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1987 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
11 SeptemberMahadevi Varma, the famous poetess of India, died.
11 OctoberIndia's Peace Army launched Operation Pawan in Sri Lanka. The campaign was waged to liberate Jaffna by ending LTTE occupation.
06 DecemberMiG-29 joined the Indian Air Force, renamed 'Baz'.
20 FebruaryMizoram and Arunachal Pradesh became the 23rd and 24th states of India.
22 MayThe Hashimpura massacre took place in Meerut, India.
07 OctoberSikh nationalists declared independence of Khalistan from India.
22 MayThe Hashimpura massacre took place on 22 May 1987 during Hindu-Muslim riots in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India. In this murder, 42 Muslim youths of Hashimpura locality were allegedly mobilized by 19 PACs, who took them into a truck near Murad Nagar, Ghaziabad where they were shot and thrown their bodies into water canals given; However, five of them survived even after being shot. In the absence of adequate evidence, all 16 PAC personals were acquitted by the Tis Hazari Court in 2015, while three of them were already dead.
30 MayGoa became the 25th state of India. Goa is a state located in the southwest region of India, surrounded by Karnataka north and east and south of Maharashtra, while the Arabian Sea builds its western coast. It is the smallest state in India according to the area and the fourth smallest state according to the population.
31 MayAfter Goa became the 25th state of India, Daman and Diu remained as a union territory. For 450 years, Daman and Diu's coastal expansion on the banks of the Arabian Sea along with Goa and Dadra and Nagar Haveli were part of Portuguese India. Goa, Daman and Diu were included in the Republic of India by military victory.
29 JulyIndian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sri Lankan President J. R. Jayawardene eventually signed an unsuccessful attempt to resolve the ongoing Sri Lankan civil war on the India-Sri Lanka agreement.
11 OctoberSri Lankan Civil War-Indian Peace Sena began Pawan to control Jaffna with Tamil Tigers, which implements its disarmament as a part of the Indo-Sri-Srilanki Agreement.
28 NovemberSouth African Airways flight 295 caught fire on a horrific in-flight and crashed into the Indian Ocean east of Mauritius, killing 159 people.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1987 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
30 AprilRohit Sharma / Player / India
01 NovemberIleana D"Cruz / Actress / India
01 AugustTaapsee Pannu / Actress / India
02 JuneSonakshi Sinha / Actress / India
03 MarchShraddha Kapoor / Actress / India
05 AugustGenelia D"Souza / Actress / India
05 AugustGenelia D'Souza / Actress / India
07 FebruaryAnkita Sharma / Actress / India
08 DecemberHetal Dave / Wrestler / India
11 NovemberNachiket Dighe / Actor / India
12 MayAmrita Prakash / Actress / India
12 AugustVanessa Watts / Cricketer / India
14 MayAdah Sharma / Actress / India
14 MayZarin Khan / Actress / India
16 MaySonal Chauhan / Actress / India
17 MayCharmy Kaur / Actress / India
21 NovemberEesha Karavade / Chess Player / India
21 JuneMukti Mohan / Actress / India
23 MarchKangna Ranaut / Actress / India
26 SeptemberAnjali Patil / Actress / India
30 JanuaryPuja Gupta / Actress / India

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