1928: Rockaway, NY. New York World Flyweight Championship. Corp. Izzy Schwartz KO 4 Little Jeff. Retains title.
1948: Tommy Ryan, 78, dies in Van Nuys, California.
1961: Dallas, Texas. Curtis Cokes W 10 Luis Rodriguez.
1963: Nate Miller born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1966: Butterbean born Eric Esch in Jasper, Alabama.
1974: Mexico City, Mexico. World Welterweight Championship. Jose Napoles KO 9 Hedgemon Lewis. Retains title.
1974: Tokyo, Japan. WBC Junior Lightweight Championship. Kuniaki Shibata KO 15 Ramiro Bolanos. Retains title.
1977: New York City, NY. World Light Welterweight Championship. Wilfred Benitez KO 15 Guerrero Chavez. Retains title.
1977: New York City, NY. Alexis Arguello KO 1 Jose Fernandez.
1986: Monte Carlo, France. WBC Junior Lightweight Championship. Julio Cesar Chavez W 12 Rocky Lockridge. Retains title.
1999: Heavyweight Jerry Ballard, 32, is stabbed to death in Washington, D.C. Ballard turned pro in May ‘91 and tallied a 21-2-1 (21) record prior to his death.
2002: Phoenix, AZ. Acelino Freitas W 12 Daniel Attah.
1900: Brooklyn, NY. World Bantamweight Championship. Danny Dougherty W 25 Tommy Feltz. Retains title.
1932: Cincinnati, OH. World Junior Lightweight Championship. Kid Chocolate W 10 Eddie Shea. Retains title.
1936: Los Angeles, CA. California & Mexican World Featherweight Championship. Henry Armstrong W 10 Baby Arizmendi. Wins title.
1944: New York City, NY. Beau Jack W 10 Bob Montgomery. For the war effort! No fighters were paid.
1947: Philadelphia, PA. World Lightweight Championship. Ike Williams KO 6 Bob Montgomery. Unifies title.
1952: Brooklyn, NY. Joey Giardello W 10 Billy Graham.
1955: Gerrie Coetzee born in Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa.
1966: John Duplessis born in New Orleans, Louisiana.
1967: Tokyo, Japan.World Bantamweight Championship. Fighting Harada W 15 Bernardo Caraballo. Retains title.
1970: New York City, NY. George Foreman KO 3 George Chuvalo.
1972: Michael Grant born in Chicago, Illinois.
1973: Maracaibo, Venezuela. WBC Flyweight Championship. Betulio Gonzalez W 15 Miguel Canto. Regains title.
1979: Chicago, Illinois. WBA Lightweight Championship. Ernesto Espana KO 10 Johnny Lira. Retains title.
1980: Caracas, Venezuela. WBC Junior Flyweight Championship. Hilario Zapata W 15 Rey Mendez. Retains title.
1984: Naha City, Japan. IBF Bantamweight Championship. Satoshi Shingaki W 15 Joves de la Puz. Retains title.
1988: Mexicali, Mexico. IBF Featherweight Championship. Jorge Paez W 15 Calvin Grove. Wins title.
2007: Rosemont, Illinois. WBC Lightweight Championship. David Diaz W 12 Erik Morales. Retains title.
2007: Hidaldo, Texas. World Super Bantamweight Championship. Israel Vasquez KO 6 Rafael Marquez. Regains title.
2007: Hidaldo, Texas. WBA Super Bantamweight Championship. Celestino Caballero W 12 Jorge Lacierva. Retains title.
2007: Rosemont, Illinois. IBF Junior Flyweight Championship. Ulises Solis KO 8 Rodel Mayol. Retains title.
2012: Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico. World Junior Flyweight Championship. Johnriel Casimero W 12 Pedro Guevara. Wins title.
1895: Tiger Flowers born Theodore Flowers in Camilla, Georgia.
1931: Brooklyn, NY. World Light Heavyweight Championship “Slapsie” Maxie Rosenbloom W 15 Jimmy Slattery. Retains title.
1957: Gianfranco Rosi born in Assisi, Umbria, Italy.
1961: Ogdeon, UT. NBA Middleweight Championship Gene Fullmer W 15 Florentino Fernandez. Retains title.
1962: Calvin Grove born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania.
1978: Buenos Aires, Argentina. World Middleweight Championship. Hugo Corro W 15 Ronnie Harris. Retains title.
1980:Yuri Foreman born in Gomel, Belarus.
1990: Atlantic City, NJ. Vinny Pazienza W 10 Greg Haugen.
1995: Bangkok, Thailand. WBA Strawweight Championship. Chana Porpaoin KO 6 Ernesto Rubillar. Retains title.
1995: A badly decomposed body matching the description of USBA Welterweight Champion James Hughes, 29, is discovered near Mobile, Alabama. Hughes, 22-8 (18), had been missing for almost two weeks. His murder remains unsolved.
1996: Inglewood, CA. IBF Flyweight Championship. Mark “Too Sharp” Johnson KO 8 Raul Juarez. Retains title.
2000: Uncasville, CT. IBF Light Welterweight Championship. Zab Judah KO 4 Terronn Millett. Retains title.
2000: Uncasville, CT. Juan Lazcano W 10 Jesse James Leija.
2000: Madison, WI. WBA Super Bantamweight Championship. Bones Adams KO 6 Andres Fernandez. Retains title.
2000: Madison, WI. WBA Flyweight Championship. Eric Morel W 12 Sornpichai Pisnurachank. Wins title.
2006: New York City, NY. Vernon Forrest W 10 Ike Quartey.
2006: New York City, NY. Kassim Ouma W 10 Sechew Powell.
2006: Panama City, Panama. WBA Junior Lightweight Championship. Edwin Valero KO 10 Vicente Mosquera. Wins title.
2006: Lake Tahoe, NV. Juan Manuel Marquez KO 7 Terdsak Jandeang.
2006: Lake Tahoe, NV. IBF Bantamweight Championship. Rafael Marquez KO 9 Silence Mabuza. Retains title.
2006: Yokohama, Japan. WBA Junior Flyweight Championship. Koki Kameda W 12 Juan Landaeta. Wins vacant title.
1946: Benny Lynch, 33, dies in Govan, Scotland.
1962: Philadelphia, PA. George Benton W 10 Joey Giardello.
1966: London, England. World Heavyweight Championship. Muhammad Ali KO 3 Brian London. Retains title.
1971: Yory Boy Campas born in Navojoa, Sonora, Mexico.
1977: Berlin, Germany. WBC Light Middleweight Championship. Rocky Mattioli KO 5 Eckhard Dagge. Wins title.
1977: Los Angeles, CA. WBA Welterweight Championship. Pipino Cuevas KO 2 Clyde Gray. Retains title.
1989: El Paso, Texas. IBF Featherweight Championship. Jorge Paez W 12 Steve Cruz. Retains title.
2005: Tampa, Fla. IBF Super Middleweight Championship. Jeff Lacy KO 7 Robin Reid. Retains title.
2005: Tokyo, Japan. WBC Strawweight Championship. Eagle Kyowa W 12 Katsunari Takayama. Regains title.
1930: New York City, NY. Jack “Kid” Berg W 10 Kid Chocolate.
1942: Carlos Monzon born in Santa Fe, Santa Fe, Argentina.
1942: Hollywood, CA. World Bantamweight Championship. Manuel Ortiz W 12 Lou Salica. Wins title.
1942: Jack Dillon, 51, dies in Chattahoochee, Florida.
1966: Mexico City, Mexico. World Featherweight Championship. Vicente Saldivar W 15 Mitsunori Seki. Retains title.
1969: Kevin Kelly born in La Perouse, New South Wales, Australia.
1971: Gerry Penalosa born in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental, Philippines.
1979: Houston, TX. Salvador Sanchez KO 5 Felix Trinidad Sr.
1982: Philadelphia, PA. WBC Light Heavyweight Championship. Dwight Qawi KO 6 Matthew Saad Muhammad. Retains title.
1983: San Juan, Puerto Rico. WBC Junior Lightweight Championship. Hector Camacho KO 5 Rafael Limon. Wins vacant title.
1994: Tokyo, Japan. WBC Super Flyweight Championship. Hiroshi Kawashima W 12 Carlos Salazar. Retains title.
1997: Ledyard, CT. WBC Light Heavyweight Championship. Roy Jones Jr. KO 1 Montell Griffin. Regains title.
1999: Atlantic City, NJ. Frans Botha D 10 Shannon Briggs.
1999: Atlantic City, NJ. Marco Antonio Barrera W 12 Pastor Maurin.
1999: Cannes, France. WBA Lightweight Championship Stefano Zoff W 12 Julien Lorcy. Wins title.
2004: Ledyard, CT. Diego Corrales KO 10 Acelino Freitas.
2004: Ledyard, CT. WBA Junior Lightweight Championship. Yodsanan Nanthachai W 12 Steve Forbes. Retains title.
2010: St Louis, Missouri. IBF World Light Heavyweight Championship. Tavoris Cloud W 12 Glen Johnson. Retains title.
2010: St Louis, Missouri. IBF Light Middleweight Championship. Cornelius Bundrage KO 5 Cory Spinks. Wins title.
1889: Richburg, Mississippi. World Heavyweight (bare knuckle) Championship. John L. Sullivan KO 75 Jake Kilrain. Retains title. Contested under the London Prize Ring rules. This would be the last Heavyweight championship fight to be fought with bare knuckles.
1934: Montreal, Canada. NBA Bantamweight Championship. Sixto Escobar W 15 Eugene Huat. Retains title.
1939: Denny Moyer born in Portland, Oregon.
1966: Chris Eubank born in Dulwich, London,.
1987: Miami, Florida. WBC Super Flyweight Championship. Baby Sugar Rojas W 12 Santos Laciar. Wins title.
1988: Kid Chocolate born Eligio Sardiñas Montalvo, 78, dies in Cuba.
1997: Kansas City, MO. “Terrible” Terry Norris KO 2 Joaquin Velazquez. Non-title fight.
1997: Bangkok, Thailand. WBA Super Flyweight Championship. Yokthai Sithoar W 12 Jesus Rojas. Retains title.
1911: Eddie Futch born in Hillsboro, Mississippi.
1928: Harold Johnson born in Manayunk, Pennsylvania.
1933: New York City, NY. New York World Middleweight Championship. Lou Brouillard KO 7 Ben Jeby. Wins title.
1943: Ken Norton born Kenneth Howard Norton born in Jacksonville, Illinois,.
1950: Jersey City, NJ. World Welterweight Championship. Sugar Ray Robinson W 15 Charley Fusari. Retains title.
1958: Havana, Cuba. Luis Rodriguez W 10 Benny “Kid” Paret.
1971: New York City, NY. Rodrigo Valdez KO 7 Bobby Cassidy.
1971: New York City, NY. Chu Chu Malve W9 Harold Weston, Jr.
1975: Wayne Braithwaite born in Georgetown, Guyana.
1978: Akita, Japan. WBA Light Middleweight Championship. Masashi Kudo W 15 Eddie Gazo. Wins title.
1980: Atlantic City, New Jersey. Alexis Arguello KO 8 Cornelius Boza Edwards.
1980: Spokane, Washington. WBA Super Bantamweight Championship. Sergio Palma KO 5 Leo Randolph. Wins title.
1985: Miami, Florida. WBC Bantamweight Championship. Miguel “Happy” Lora W 12 Daniel Zaragoza. Wins title.
1987: Windsor, England. IBF Junior Lightweight Championship. Rocky Lockridge KO 8 Barry Michael. Wins title.
1987: Seoul, S. Korea. IBF Junior Flyweight Championship. Jum Hwan Choi KO 4 Toshihiko Matsuda. Retains title.
1991: Atlantic City, New Jersey. WBA Cruiserweight Championship. Bobby Czyz W 12 Bash Ali. Retains title.
1997: Boston, Mass. IBF Light Welterweight Championship. “Cool” Vince Phillips KO 3 Mickey Ward. Retains title.
2002: Las Vegas, NV. WBA Junior Lightweight Championship. Miguel Barrera W 12 Roberto Leyva. Retains title.
2003: Miami, Florida. WBA Junior Lightweight Championship. Acelino Freitas KO 12 Jorge Barrios. Retains title.
2014: Monterrey, Mexico. IBF/WBO World Minimumweight Championship. Francisco Rodriguez Jr. W 12 Katsunari Takayama. Retains WBO title & wins IBF title.
2014: Brooklyn, New York. IBF World Light Welterweight Championship. Lamont Peterson WKO 10 Edgar Santana. Retains title.