1935: Floyd Patterson born in Waco, North Carolina.
1940: St. Louis, Missouri. World Welterweight Championship. Henry Armstrong KO 5 Joe Ghnouly. Retains title.
1948: Alfonso “Peppermint” Frazer born in Panama City, Panama.
1964: Tokyo, Japan. World Light Welterweight Championship. Eddie Perkins KO 13 Yoshinori Takahashi. Retains title.
1965: Ruben Olivares pro debut in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Ruben Olivares KO 1 Isidro Sotelo.
1971: Gerald Nobles born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1972: John Ruiz born in Methuen, Massachusetts.
1972: Salim Medjkoune born in Aubiere, Puy-de-Dôme, France.
1978: Koriyama, Japan. WBC Flyweight Championship. Miguel Canto W 15 Shoji Oguma. Retains title.
1982: Gorilla Jones dies at the age of 75 from arteriosclerosis in Los Angeles, California.
2003: Washington D.C. IBF Super Flyweight Championship. Luis Perez W 12 Felix Machado. Wins title.
1931: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. World Junior Lightweight Championship. Benny Bass W 10 Lew Massey. Retains title.
1933: Heavyweight Bob Armstrong dies aged 59 in Chicago, Illinois.
1941: Hal ‘TNT’ Carroll born in Greenwood, South Carolina.
1953: Dwight Muhammad Qawi born Dwight Braxton in Baltimore, Maryland.
1963: Rocky Kelly born in Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
1963: Freddie Pendleton born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1963: Sammy Reeson born in London, United Kingdom.
1968: Andrzej Gołota born in Warsaw, Poland.
2002: San Antonio, Texas. Jesse James Leija WTD 5 Mickey Ward.
2002: San Antonio, Texas. WBA Lightweight Championship. Leonard Dorin W 12 Raul Balbi. Wins title.
2008: Atlantic City, NJ. IBF Light Welterweight Championship. Paul Malignaggi W 12 Herman Ngoudjo. Retains title.
1908: George Dixon, 37, dies in Boston of Tuberculosis, Massachusetts.
1910: Kid Chocolate born Eligio Sardinias-Montalbo born in Cerro, Havana, Cuba.
1926: Kid Gavilan born Gerardo Gonzalez in Camaguey, Cuba.
1928: New York City, NY. World Light Heavyweight Championship. Tommy Loughran W 15 Leo Lomski. Retains title.
1928: New York City, NY. James J. Braddock W 8 Paul Swiderski.
1947: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jersey Joe Walcott W 10 Joey Maxim.
1947: San Francisco, CA. World Bantamweight Championship. Harold Dade W 15 Manuel Ortiz. Wins title.
1954: Ayub Kalule born in Kampala, Uganda.
1960: Anaclet Wamba born in Liranga, Congo. 1964: Henry Maske born in Treuenbrietzen, Brandenburg, Germany.
1967: Larry Donald born in Cincinnati, Ohio.
1970: Tokyo, Japan. WBC Featherweight Championship. Johnny Famechon KO 14 Fighting Harada. Retains title.
1991: Bismark, ND. WBA Light Heavyweight Championship. Virgil Hill W 12 Mike Peak. Retains title.
1985: Ulsan, S. Korea. IBF Super Flyweight Championship. Joo Do Chun KO 15 Kwang Gu Park. Retains title.
2001: Las Vegas, Nevada. WBA Junior Lightweight Championship. Joel Casamayor KO 9 Roberto Garcia. Retains title.
2007: Hollywood, FL. Samuel Peter W 12 James ‘Lights Out’ Toney.
2007: Hollywood, FL. WBA Light Middleweight Championship. Travis Simms KO 9 Jose Antonio Rivera. Regains title.
1916: Al Hostak born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
1945: Rafael Herrera born in Huascato, Jalisco, Mexico.
1957: Julian Solis born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.
1966: Corrie Sanders born in Brits, Gauteng, South Africa.
1967: Scott Pemberton born in Fairhaven, Massachusetts.
1975: Ivan Calderon born in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.
1976: Vic Darchinyan born in Vanadzor, Armenia.
1978: Milan, Italy. WBC Light Heavyweight Championship. Mate Parlov KO 9 Miguel Angel Cuello. Wins title.
1979: Kawasaki, Japan. WBA Junior Flyweight Championship. Yoko Gushiken KO 7 Rigoberto Marcano. Retains title.
1981: Edison Miranda born in Buenaventura, Colombia.
1990: Atlantic City, NJ. IBF Light Heavyweight Championship. Prince Charles Williams KO 8 Frankie Swindell. Retains title.
1995: San Antonio, Texas. WBC Featherweight Championship. Alejandro Gonzalez KO 10 Kevin Kelly. Wins title.
1995: San Antonio, Texas. WBA Super Bantamweight Championship. Wilfredo Vasquez W 12 Orlando Canizales. Retains title.
2000: Teddy Brenner, 82, one of boxing’s greatest matchmaker’s dies from Parkinson’s disease.
2006: New York City, NY. World Cruiserweight Championship. O’Neil Bell KO 10 Jean-Marc Mormeck. Wins title.
2006: New York City, NY. World Welterweight Championship. Carlos Baldomir W 12 Zab Judah. Wins title.
2006: New York City, NY. IBF Junior Flyweight Championship. Ulises Solis W 12 Will Grigsby. Wins title.
1875: Frank Erne born in Döttingen, Switzerland.
1789: Jack Broughton, 84, the second generally recognised heavyweight champion of England, and writer of the ‘Broughton Rules’ which did much to modernize and gain respectability for boxing, dies in London, England.
1845: James Burke, 36, one of England’s earliest boxing champions, dies of consumption in London, England.
1975: Sendai, Japan. WBC Flyweight Championship. Miguel Canto W15 Shoji Oguma. Retains title.
1980: Tommy Rainone born in Elmont, New York.
1995: The Legendary ‘King’ Carlos Monzon is killed in an automobile accident near Santa Rosa de Calchines, Argentina, while returning to prison after a furlough for good behavior when his vehicle rolled over.
2000: Albuquerque, New Mexico. Johnny Tapia W 12 Jorge Julio.
2011: Shymkent, Kazakhstan. WBA World & IBA Light Heavyweight Championships. Beibut Shumenov WKO 6 William Joppy. Retains titles.
1900: New York City, NY. World Featherweight Championship. ‘Terrible’ Terry McGovern KO 9 George Dixon. Wins title.
1917: New Orleans, LA. World Bantamweight Championship. Pete Herman W 20 Kid Williams. Wins title.
1923: New York City, NY. World Middleweight Championship. Lou Bogash KO 11 Charley Nashert. Wins vacant title.
1942: New York City, NY. World Heavyweight Championship. Joe Louis KO 1 Buddy Baer. Retains title.
1973: Tokyo, Japan. World Light Middleweight Championship. Koichi Wajima D15 Miguel De Oliveira. Retains title.
1979: Tokyo, Japan. WBA Featherweight Championship. Eusebio Pedroza KO 14 Royal Kobayashi. Retains title.
1999: Pensacola, Fla. World Light Heavyweight Championship. Roy Jones Jr. KO 2 Rick Frazier. Retains title.
1999: Pensacola, Fla. IBF Lightweight Championship. Sugar Shane Mosley KO 7 Golden Johnson. Retains title.
2006: Yokohama, Japan. WBC Minimumweight Championship. Eagle Kyowa KO 9 Ken Nakajima. Retains title.
2010: Magdeburg, Germany. WBO World Super Middleweight Championship. Robert Stieglitz TKO 5 Ruben Eduardo Acosta. Retains title.
1905: Billy Petrolle born in Berwick, Pennsylvania.
1939: Los Angeles, CA. World Welterweight Championship. Henry Armstrong W 10 Baby Arizmendi. Retains title.
1949: ‘Big’ George Foreman born in Marshall, Texas.
1959: Rocky Lockridge born in Tacoma, Washington.
1966: Kennedy McKinney born in Hernando, Mississippi.
1973: Felix ‘Tito’ Trinidad born in Cupey Alto, Puerto Rico.
1982: Tavoris Cloud born in Tallahassee, Florida.
1987: Agrigento, Italy. WBA Light Welterweight Championship. Patrizio Oliva W 15 Gato Gonzalez. Retains title.
1992: New York City, NY. IBF Super Middleweight Championship. Iran Barkley KO 2 Darrin Van Horn. Wins title.
1993: Atlantic City, NJ. IBF Lightweight Championship. Freddie Pendleton W 12 Tracy Spann. Wins vacant title.
1999: Seoul, S. Korea. WBC Super Flyweight Championship. In-Joo Cho W 12 Joel Luna Zarate. Retains title.
2007: “WBA/WBC Super Middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler becomes the first boxer in Danish history to win the nation’s two top sports prizes, being selected as Athlete of the Year by the newspaper Jyllands Posten and also winning the B.T. Gold award.”
2008: Osaka, Japan. WBC Bantamweight Championship. Hozumi W 12 Simone Maludrottu. Retains title.
2008: Osaka, Japan. WBA Bantamweight Championship. Wladimir Sidorenko W 12 Nobuto Ikehara. Retains title.
2009: Magdeburg, Germany. WBO World Super Middleweight Championship. Karoly Balzsay W 12 Denis Inkin. Wins title.