On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1988

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

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

  • Reds bat out of order against Padres in 1st inning

Famous Birthdays

  • Kate Ziegler, American swimmer, born in Fairfax, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • LĂ©onie Adams, American poetess (High Falcon), dies at 88
1988 Highlights

About June 27, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer