What Happened on May 30, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Mike Tyson TKOs Pinklon Thomas in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • North American Philips Company unveils compact disc video
  • Tony Tucker TKOs Buster Douglas in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Carlson, (Gov/Rep/Sen-R-Ks), dies at 94
  • Turk Murphy, jazz trombonist, dies at 71