What Happened on June 27, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Heavyweight Muhammad Ali confirms that his 3rd retirement is final (it isn't)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • Supreme Court rules employers may use quotas to help minorities

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer
  • John Warne, American musician (Relient K; Ace Troubleshooter)
  • Kim Gyu-ri, South Korean actress