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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cecil Rhodes' colonists attack Motlousi in Matabeleland

British Businessman and Imperialist Politician Cecil Rhodes
British Businessman and Imperialist Politician
Cecil Rhodes

1890 Highlights

About June 27, 1890

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer