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 This day in History - June 27
381 Historic Events for June 27
1985

Route 66 (Chicago to Santa Monica), is decertified

Event
1985

1st hotel strike in NY

Event
1986

Don Rogers, of Cleveland Browns, dies of cocaine poisoning

Death
1986

Edna Mae Cooper, actress (Folly of Vanity, Grounds for Divorce), dies

Death
1986

SF Giant Robby Thompson is caught stealing record 4 times

Event
1986

Anne White shocks Wimbledon by wearing only a body stocking

Event
1986

In referendum, Irish uphold ban on divorce

Event
1986

World Court rules US aid to Nicaraguan contras illegal

Event
1986

US informs NZ it will not defend it against attack

Event
1986

Robby Thompson (SF) sets record, caught stealing 4 times in 1 game

Event
1987

Supreme Court Justice Powell retires

Event
1987

Jackie Gleason, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners), dies at 71

Death
1988

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

Event
1988

Reds bat out of order against Padres in 1st inning

Event
1988

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

Death
1989

Alfred J Ayer, English philosopher (Logical Positivism), dies

Death
1989

Jack Beutel, actor (The Outlaw), dies

Death
1990

Salman Rushdie, condemned to death by Iran, contributes $8600 to help their earthquake victims

Event
1990

Jos‚ Canseco signs record $4,700,000 per year Oak A's contract

Event
1991

Klas Bruinsma, leader criminal organization, murdered

Death
1991

Willem J [Molly] Geertsema, liberal/foreign minister), dies

Death
1991

Emmy 18th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 12th time

Event
1992

Sandy Amoros, Bkln Dodger, dies at 62 of pneumonia

Death
1992

Denmark upsets German 2-0, to win European Soccer championship

Event
1992

Stefanie Ann Sargent, guitarist (7 Year Bitch), dies of overdose at 24

Death