On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1890

Historical Events

  • Canadian boxer George Dixon becomes first black world champion when he stops English bantamweight champion Edwin "Nunc" Wallace in 18 rounds in London, England

Historic Event

Cecil Rhodes' colonists attack Motlousi in Matabeleland

1890 Highlights

About June 27, 1890

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer