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Joe Louis - Notable Historical Events

Joe LouisJun 25, 1935

Ezzard CharlesSep 27, 1950

Rocky MarcianoOct 26, 1951

Elgin BaylorJun 28, 1973

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Joe Louis - Historical Events
Date Event
1935-06-25

Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium

1936-06-19

German boxer Max Schmeling World Champion KOs Joe Louis

1937-06-22

Joe Louis KOs James J Braddock in 18 for heavyweight boxing title

1937-08-30

Joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1938-02-23

Joe Louis KOs Nathan Mann in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

1938-04-01

Joe Louis KOs Harry Thomas in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1938-06-22

Joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2:04 of 1st round at Yankee Stadium

1939-01-25

Joe Louis KOs John Henry Lewis in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1939-04-17

Joe Louis KOs Jack Roper in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1939-06-28

Joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

1939-09-20

Joe Louis KOs Bob Pastor in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1940-02-09

Joe Louis beats Arturo Godoy in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1940-03-29

Joe Louis KOs Johnny Paycheck in 2 to retain heavyweight boxing title

1940-06-20

Joe Louis TKOs Arturo Godoy in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1940-12-16

Joe Louis KOs Al McCoy in 6 for heavyweight boxing title in Chicago

1941-01-31

Joe Louis KOs Red Burman in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1941-02-17

Joe Louis KOs Gus Dorazio in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1941-03-21

Joe Louis KOs Abe Simon in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1941-04-08

Joe Louis TKOs Tony Musto in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

1941-05-23

Joe Louis beats Buddy Baer on DQ in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1941-06-18

Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1941-09-29

Joe Louis TKOs Lou Nova in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1942-01-09

Joe Louis KOs Buddy Baer in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1942-03-27

Joe Louis KOs Abe Simon in 6 to retain heavyweight boxing title (NYC)

1945-10-01

Heavyweight champ Joe Louis is discharged from army

1946-06-09

Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1946-06-19

1st TV sports/boxing spectacular-Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn

1946-09-18

Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1947-06-25

Heavyweight Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello

1947-12-05

Joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1948-06-25

Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1949-03-01

Joe Louis retires as heavyweight boxing champ

1950-09-27

Ezzard Charles beats Joe Louis in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1950-09-27

Heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles defeats Joe Louis in 15 in Yankee Stadium, Bronx NY.

1951-06-15

Joe Louis scored his last knock out victory

1951-10-26

Rocky Marciano defeats Joe Louis at Madison Square Garden

1973-06-28

Black Sports Hall of Fame forms: Paul Robeson, Elgin Baylor, Jesse Owens, Jim Brown, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis & Althea Gibson elected

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Joe Louis - Notable Birthdays

Joe LouisMay 13, 1914

Joe Louis - Birthdays
Date Event
1907-02-07

Robert Sylvester, The Joe Louis Story

1909-01-25

David Kurlan, The Joe Louis Story

1910-05-16

Herbert Ratner, The Joe Louis Story

1911-04-17

Lester Rodney, Joe Louis: America's Hero... Betrayed

1914-05-13

Joe Louis, Lafayette Alabama, world heavyweight boxing champion (1937-49)

1914-05-13

Joe Louis, Roar of the Crowd

1915-07-29

Helen Grizuk, The Joe Louis Story

1917-10-08

Billy Conn, World's Heavyweight Championship: Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn

1917-12-21

William Joyce, The Joe Louis Story

1918-04-15

Hilda Simms, The Joe Louis Story

1923-05-15

Ellis Larkins, The Joe Louis Story

1929-12-23

Ike Jones, The Joe Louis Story

1941-11-01

Joe Louis Caldwell, Texas City, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1964)

1947-05-28

Joe Louis Barrow Jr., Joe Louis: America's Hero... Betrayed

1949-12-25

Joe Louis Walker, American musician

1949-12-25

Joe Louis Walker, Mother

Joe Louis - Notable Deaths

Joe LouisApr 12, 1981

Joe Louis - Deaths
Date Event
1981-04-12

Joe Louis, [Brown bomber], US heavyweight boxing champion (1937-49), dies of cardiac arrest at 66

1984-04-22

Ruby Goldstein, The Joe Louis Story

1993-05-28

Billy Conn, World's Heavyweight Championship: Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn

1994-02-06

Hilda Simms, The Joe Louis Story

2002-09-29

Ellis Larkins, The Joe Louis Story

2003-07-03

William Joyce, The Joe Louis Story

2005-06-01

Helen Grizuk, The Joe Louis Story

2009-12-20

Lester Rodney, Joe Louis: America's Hero... Betrayed

2014-10-05

Ike Jones, The Joe Louis Story


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