What Happened on June 27, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Mike Tyson KOs Michael Spink in 91 seconds, in Atlantic City ($67m)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Reds bat out of order against Padres in 1st inning

Famous Birthdays

  • Kate Ziegler, American swimmer

Famous Deaths

  • Leonie Fuller Adams, US poetess (High Falcon), dies at 88