This number is a prime.
1087 is a prime factor of the 32nd Lucas number (the first such number with index of form 2^n that is composite).
The largest known number such that (10000^n+1)/10001 is a probable prime.
The smallest prime of the form Rm-m!, i.e., 1111-4! = 1087. [Loungrides]
The only 4-digit Kynea prime. [Loungrides]
The smallest distinct-digit 4-digit prime such that one digit
is equal to the sum of the other digits. [Loungrides]
The smallest prime whose square does not divide at least
one ten-digit pandigital number. [Gaydos]
1087 + 6^n is prime for n = 1 to 8. [Petrov]
Records show that London (England) was burnt down eight times before the most famous fire of London in 1666. The only prime year of those conflagrations was 1087.
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