On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1987

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Mike Tyson beats Pinklon Thomas by TKO in round 6 in Las Vegas to retain WBC / WBA heavyweight boxing titles

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
1987 Highlights

About May 30, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini