1936: Pittsburgh, PA. Billy Conn W 10 Fritzie Zivic.
2004: El Cojon, CA. IBF Super Bantamweight Championship. Israel Vasquez KO 5 Art Simonyan. Retains title.
1881: Jess Willard born in St. Clere, Kansas.
1926: Former Heavyweight contender, and Pennsylvania Champion, Dominick McCaffrey, dies in Pittsburgh, PA.
1963: Graciano Rocchigiani born in Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
1966: Laurent Boudouani born in Sallanches, Haute-Savoie, France.
1967: Paul Vaden born in San Diego, California.
1974: O’Neil Bell born in Atlanta, Georgia.
1977: Chanthaburi, Thailand. WBC Light Welterweight Championship. Saensak Muangsurin KO 14 Jo Kimpuani. Retains title.
1998: Osaka, Japan. WBC Bantamweight Championship. Veerapol Sahaprom KO 6 Joichiro Tatsuyoshi. Wins title.
2007: Bielefeld, Germany. IBF Cruiserweight Championship. Steve Cunningham KO 12 Marco Huck. Retains title.
1966: Bangkok, Thailand. WBC Flyweight Championship. Chartchai Chionoi KO 9 Walter McGowan. Wins title.
1970: Sonny Liston dies in Las Vegas, Nevada.
1978: Seoul, S. Korea. WBC Light Welterweight Championship. Sang Hyun Kim KO 13 Saensak Muangsurin. Wins title.
1996: Mel Greb, famous matchmaker & promoter dies in Southern Nevada.
2008: Hiroshima, Japan. WBA Flyweight Championship. Denkaosan Kaovichit KO 2 Takefumi Sakata. Wins title.
2014: Tokyo, Japan. WBC Light Flyweight Championship. Pedro Guevara W KO 7 Akira Yaegashi. Wins vacant title.
2014: Tokyo, Japan. WBC World Lightweight Championship. Jorge Linares WKO 4 Javier Prieto. Wins vacant title.
2011: Yokohama, Japan. WBA World Junior Lightweight Championship. Takashi Uchiyama TKO 11 Jorge Solis. Retains title.
2012: Osaka, Japan. WBA World Minimumweight Championship. Ryo Miyazaki W 12 Pornsawan Porpramook. Wins vacant title.
2012: Tokyo, Japan. WBA World Super Flyweight Championship. Kohei Kono WKO 4 Tepparith Singwancha. Wins title.
2012: Tokyo, Japan. WBA World Junior Lightweight Championship. Takashi Uchiyama TKO 8 Bryan Vasquez. Retains title.
2013: Tokyo, Japan. WBC World Junior Lightweight Championship. Takashi Miura TKO 9 Dante Jardon. Retains title.
2013: Tokyo, Japan. WBA World Junior Lightweight Championship. Takashi Uchiyama W 12 Daiki Kaneko. Retains title.
2014: Osaka, Japan. IBF/WBO World Minimumweight Championship. Katsunari Takayama TKO 7 Go Odaira. Wins vacant titles.
2014: Tokyo, Japan. WBA Light Flyweight Championship. Ryoichi Taguchi W 12 Alberto Rossel. Wins title.
2014: Tokyo, Japan. WBA Super Flyweight Championship. Kohei Kono D 12 Norberto Jimenez. Retains title.
2014: Osaka, Japan. WBA/WBO Super World Super Bantamweight Championships. Guillermo Rigondeaux KO11 Hisashi Amagasa. Retains titles.
2014: Tokyo, Japan. WBA World Junior Lightweight Championship. Takashi Uchiyama KO 9 Israel Perez. Retains title.
1819: Tom Hyer born in New York, NY.
1871: Owen Ziegler born in Lansdale, Pennsylvania.
1903: New Connecticut, Vermont. World Lightweight Championship. Joe Gans DQ 11 Gus Gardner. Retains title.
1907: Tonopah, NV. World Lightweight Championship. Joe Gans KO 8 Kid Herman. Retains title.
1908: Colma, CA. World Featherweight Championship. Abe Attell Draw 25 Owen Moran. Retained title.
1914: The Alabama Kid, born Clarence Oland Reeves, in Concord, Georgia.
1914: Melbourne, Australia. World Welterweight Championship. Waldemar Holberg W 20 Ray Bronson. Wins title.
1914: New Orleans, LA. Johnny Dundee ND 10 Freddie Welsh.
1915: “Legend has it that on this day, Battling Levinsky fought two 10 rounders & one 12 rounder in three different locations, all no-decisions. When asked why he fought such a demanding schedule, Levinsky answered, “I like money.”
1921: Oakland Billy Smith born in Oakland, California.
1922: Rocky Graziano born Thomas Rocco Barbella in New York, New York.
1923: Salamo Arouch born in Thessaloniki, Greece.
1934: Cincinnati, Ohio. NBA Featherweight Championship. Freddie Miller W 10 Jack Sharkey. Retains title.
1935: Mexico City, Mexico. California & Mexican World Featherweight Championship. Baby Arizmendi W 12 Henry Armstrong. Wins vacant title.
1937: Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NBA & New York World Middleweight Championship. Freddie Steele W 10 Gorilla Jones. Retains title.
1942: Bruno Acari born in Atina, Lazio, Italy.
1943: Frankie Crawford born in Los Angeles, California.
1943: Portland Oregon. World Bantamweight Championship. Manuel Ortiz W 10 Kenny Lindsay. Retains title.
1952: Jeff Clarke, ‘The Joplin Ghost, dies in Joplin Missouri.
1956: Sergio Palma born in La Tigra, Chaco, Argentina.
1977: Tokyo, Japan. WBA flyweight Championship. Guty Espadas KO 7 JiroTakada. Retains title.
1871: Michael Joseph Farragher born in Youngstown, Ohio.
1957: New York City, NY. World Middleweight Championship. Gene Fullmer W 15 Sugar Ray Robinson. Wins title.
1964: Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker born in Norfolk, Virginia.
1969: Glen Johnson born in Clarendon, Jamaica.
1969: Tommy Morrison born in Gravette, Arkansas.
1973: Tokyo, Japan. WBA Flyweight Championship. Masao Ohba KO 12 Chatchai Chionoi. Retains title.
1973: Roman Karmazin born in Kuznetsk, Russia.
1978: Tokyo, Japan. WBA Flyweight Championship. Guty Espadas KO 7 Kimio Furesawa. Retains title.
1984: Robert Helenius born in Stockholm, Sweden.
1985: Gabriel Elorde, 49, dies in Manila, Philippines.
1990: Oscar Molina born in Commerce, California.
2000: Seoul, S. Korea. WBC Super Flyweight Championship. In-Joo Cho W 12 Gerry Penalosa. Retains title.
1916: New Orleans, LA. Harry Wills W 20 Sam Langford.
1967: Nagoya, Japan. World Bantamweight Championship. Fighting Harada W 15 Jose Medel. Retains title
1971: Shizuaka, Japan. WBC Junior Lightweight Championship. Yoshiaki Numata W 15 Rene Barrientos. Retains title.
1976: Kagoshima, Japan. WBA Junior Flyweight Championship. Jaime Rios W 15 Kazunori Tenryu. Retains title.
1984: Hank Lundy born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1985: Seoul, S. Korea. IBF Super Bantamweight Championship. Ji Won Kim KO 10 Seung II Suh. Retains title.
1988: Genoa, Italy. WBC Light Middleweight Championship. Gianfranco Rosi KO 7 Duane Thomas. Retains title.
1999: Jerry Quarry, 53, dies in Templeton, California.
2004: Ledyard, CN. Acelino Freitas W 12 Arthur Grigorian.
2004: Osaka, Japan. WBC Super Flyweight Championship. Masamori Tokuyama W 12 Dimitri Kirilov. Retains title.
2004: Osaka, Japan. WBA Super Flyweight Championship. Alexander Munoz KO 10 Eiji Kojima. Retains Title.
2004: Yokohama, Japan. WBC Flyweight Championship. Pongsaklek Wonjongkam W 12 Masaki Nakanuma. Retains title.
2005: Navarro, Tokyo. WBC Super Flyweight Championship. Katsushige Kawashima W 12 Jose Navarro. Retains title.
2005: Tokyo, Japan. WBA Flyweight Championship. Lorenzo Parra W 12 Trash Nakanuma, Tokyo. Retains title.
2007: Tokyo, Japan. WBA Junior Lightweight Championship. Edwin Valero KO 1 Michael Lozada. Retains title.
2009: Tokyo, Japan. WBC Super Flyweight Championship. Cristian Mijares KO 10 Katsushige Kawashima. Retains title.
2009: Yokohama, Japan. WBA Lightweight Championship. Paulus Moses W 12 Yusuke Kobori. Wins vacant title.
2009: Yokohama, Japan. WBC Super Bantamweight Championship. Toshiaki Nishioka KO 12 Genaro Garcia. Retains title.