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AugustusJan 16, -27

NeroMar 4, 51

james j jeffriesJun 9, 1899

Tommy BurnsFeb 23, 1906

Ty CobbSep 13, 1909

Billy BishopJun 1, 1918

Jack DempseySep 6, 1920

Adolf HitlerJul 18, 1925

Walter HagenNov 5, 1927

Joe LouisJun 22, 1937

Alice MarbleSep 24, 1938

Ezzard CharlesJun 22, 1949

Sugar Ray RobinsonAug 25, 1950

Jersey JoeJun 5, 1952

Rocky MarcianoSep 23, 1952

Floyd PattersonNov 30, 1956

Sonny ListonSep 25, 1962

Muhammad AliFeb 25, 1964

Joe FrazierMar 4, 1968

Bobby FischerSep 1, 1972

George ForemanJan 22, 1973

Leon SpinksFeb 15, 1978

Larry HolmesJun 9, 1978

Bjorn BorgJun 11, 1978

Mike WeaverMar 31, 1980

John McEnroeSep 7, 1980

Mike SchmidtOct 4, 1980

Hulk HoganJan 24, 1983

Frank BrunoJul 19, 1986

Steve YzermanOct 7, 1986

Mike TysonNov 22, 1986

Wayne GretzkyApr 5, 1987

Mario LemieuxApr 3, 1988

Steffi GrafJun 10, 1989

Evander HolyfieldOct 25, 1990

Riddick BoweNov 13, 1992

Lennox LewisMay 8, 1993

Michael MoorerApr 22, 1994

Pete SamprasJul 9, 2000

Fidel CastroApr 19, 2011

Serena WilliamsSep 8, 2013

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Title - Historical Events
Date Event
27

The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate.

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51-03-04

Nero, later to become Roman Emperor, is given the title princeps iuventutis (head of the youth).

1178-08-29

Anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III

1192-04-28

Assassination of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem, in Tyre, two days after his title to the throne confirmed by election. Killing carried out by Hashshashin.

1212-09-26

Golden Bull of Sicily certified hereditary royal title in Bohemia for Přemyslid dynasty.

1407-04-10

the lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing. He is awarded with the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma.

1508-02-04

Maximilian I assumes imperial title without being crowned

1677-03-13

Massachusetts gains title to Maine for $6,000

1751-07-29

1st international world title prize fight-Jack Stack of England, beats challenger M Petit of France in 29 mins in England

1804-08-11

Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria

1806-08-06

Holy Roman Empire ends; it was neither holy, Roman, nor an empire. Francis II renounces the title, becoming Emperor of Austria.

1853-10-12

John Morrissey wins boxing title, when Yankee Sullivan leaves ring after 36th round to slug Morrissey's fans

1863-05-05

Joe Coburn KOs Mike McCoole for US boxing title in 63rd round

1873-09-23

Tom Allen beats Mike McCale for Heavyweight Boxing title

1874-09-03

The congress of the state of México elevates Naucalpan to the category of Villa, with the title of "Villa de Juárez".

1884-08-30

Jack "Nonpareil" Dempsey wins middleweight title in 1st fight with boxing gloves

1885-08-29

Boxing's 1st heavyweight title fight with 3-oz gloves & 3-minute rounds fought between John L Sullivan & Dominick McCaffrey

1892-09-07

James Corbett KOs John Sullivan in 21 for heavyweight boxing title

1894-01-25

James J Corbett KOs Charley Mitchell in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

1897-03-17

Bob Fitzsimmons KOs James J Corbett in 14 for heavyweight boxing title

1899-06-09

james j jeffries KOs Bob Fitzsimmons in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1899-11-03

james j jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title

1900-04-06

james j jeffries KOs Jack Finnegan in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1900-05-11

james j jeffries KOs James J Corbett in 23 for heavyweight boxing title

1901-11-15

james j jeffries TKOs Gus Ruhlin in 6 for heavyweight boxing title in San Francisco

1902-07-25

james j jeffries KOs Bob Fitzsimmons in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1903-08-14

james j jeffries KOs James J Corbett in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1904-08-25

james j jeffries TKOs Jack Munroe in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1905-07-03

Marvin Hart KOs Jack Hart in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1906-02-23

Tommy Burns beats Marvin Hart in 20 for heavyweight boxing title

1906-10-02

Tommy Burns KOs Jim Burns in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1906-11-28

Tommy Burns & Jack O'Brien fight to a draw in 20 for hw boxing title

1907-05-08

Tommy Burns beats Jack O'Brien in 20 for heavyweight boxing title

1907-07-04

Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1907-12-02

Tommy Burns KOs Gunner Moir in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1908-02-10

Tommy Burns KOs Jack Palmer in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

1908-03-17

Quickest world heavyweight title fight (Burns KOs Roche in 88 seconds)

1908-03-17

Tommy Burns KOs Jem Roche in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1908-04-18

Tommy Burns KOs Jewy Smith in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1908-06-13

Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1908-08-24

Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1908-09-02

Tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1908-12-26

Jack Johnson TKOs Tommy Burns in 14 for heavyweight boxing title, becomes 1st black heavyweight champion

1909-03-10

Jack Johnson fights Victor McLaglen to no decision in 6 for box title

1909-05-19

Jack Johnson fights Jack O'Brien to no decision in 6 for boxing title

1909-06-30

Jack Johnson fights Tony Ross to no decision in 6 for hw boxing title

1909-09-09

Jack Johnson fights Al Kaufman to no decision in 10 for boxing title

1909-09-13

Ty Cobb clinches AL HR title with his 9th HR (all inside-the-park)

1909-10-16

Jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1910-07-04

Jack Johnson KOs james j jeffries in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1912-07-04

Jack Johnson TKOs Jim Flynn in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

1913-12-19

Jack Johnson fights Jim Johnson to a draw in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1914-06-27

Jack Johnson beats Frank Moran in 20 for heavyweight boxing title

1915-04-05

Jess Willard KOs Jack Johnson in 26 for heavyweight boxing title

1916-03-25

Jess Willard fights Frank Moran to no decision in 10 for boxing title

1918-06-01

Canadian ace Billy Bishop downs 6 aircrafts over a three-day span, including German ace Paul Bilik, reclaiming his top scoring title from James McCudden

1920-09-06

Jack Dempsey KOs Billy Miske in 3 for heavyweight boxing title 1st radio broadcast of a prizefight

1920-12-05

Pro football playoff game Akron & Buffalo 0-0 tie, title undecided

1920-12-14

Jack Dempsey KOs Bill Brennan in 12 for heavyweight boxing title in NYC

1921-07-02

Jack Dempsey KOs George S Carpentier in 4 for heavyweight boxing title 1st million dollar gate ($1.7m) boxing match (Dempsey KOs Carpentier)

1923-07-04

Jack Dempsey beats Tommy Gibbon in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1923-09-14

Jack Dempsey KOs Luis Firpo in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1925-07-18

Adolf Hitler publishes Mein Kampf (original title was the catchy "Four and a Half Years (of Struggle) Against Lies, Stupidity and Cowardice")

1926-09-23

Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1927-09-16

Rene Lacoste beats Bill Tilden for US Lawn Tennis Association title

1927-09-22

Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1927-11-05

Walter Hagen beats Joe Turnesa for 4th consecutive PGA title

1928-07-26

Gene Tunney TKOs Tom Heeney in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1930-06-12

Max Schmeling beats Jack Sharkey on a foul in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

1931-07-03

Max Schmeling TKOs Young Stribling in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1931-10-01

World Series is a rematch as A's seek 3rd straight title vs Cards

1932-02-18

Sonja Henie wins her 6th straight World Women's figure skating title

1932-06-21

Jack Sharkey beats Max Schmeling in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1932-09-03

Ellsworth Vines beats Henri Cochet for US Tennis title

1933-06-29

Primo Carnera KOs Jack Sharkey in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1933-10-22

Primo Carnera beats Paulin in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1934-03-01

Primo Carnera beats Tommy Loughran in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1935-06-13

James J Braddock beats Max Baer in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

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

1937-12-07

Russian chess player Alekhine recaptures world title from Max Euwe

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

1938-09-24

Alice Marble wins her 2nd singles US tennis title

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)

1942-12-13

Washington Redskins defeat Chic Bears 14-6, to win NFL title

1944-09-03

Frank Parker beats Bill Talbert for US Tennis title

1945-03-27

DePaul beats Bowling Green for NIT title

1946-06-09

Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1946-09-18

Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

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

1949-02-11

Willie Pep recaptures world featherweight boxing title

1949-06-22

Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title

1949-08-10

Ezzard Charles TKOs Gus Lesnevich in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1949-10-14

Ezzard Charles TKOs Pat Valentino in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1949-12-05

Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title

1950-08-05

Ezzard Charles KOs Freddie Beshore to retain HW boxing title

1950-08-15

Ezzard Charles TKOs Freddie Beshore in 14 for heavyweight boxing title

1950-08-25

Sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title

1950-09-27

Ezzard Charles beats Joe Louis in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1950-12-02

Vic Toweel knocks down Danny O'Sullivan 14 times in a title fight

1950-12-05

Ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1951-01-12

Ezzard Charles TKOs Lee Oma in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1951-02-03

Dick Button wins US skating title for 6th time

1951-02-14

Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake LaMotta & takes middleweight title

1951-03-07

Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title

1951-05-30

Ezzard Charles beats Joey Maxim in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1952-01-09

Karel Sys wins European heavyweight boxing title

1952-03-09

Heinz Neuhaus wins Europe Heavyweight Boxing title

1952-04-05

Henry Wittenberg wins his 8th AAU wrestling title

1952-06-05

Jersey Joe Walcott beats Ezzard Charles in 15 for heavy weight boxing title

1952-09-23

Rocky Marciano KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1953-09-24

Rocky Marciano TKOs Roland LaStarza in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1954-03-07

Russia wins title in their 1st international ice hockey competition

1954-06-17

Rocky Marciano beats Ezzard Charles in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1954-09-17

Rocky Marciano KOs Ezzard Charles in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1955-04-02

Pancho Gonzales retains tennis title by winning a tournament playing under table tennis rules

1955-05-16

Rocky Marciano TKOs Don Cockell in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

1955-09-21

Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

1956-11-30

Floyd Patterson KOs Archie Moore in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1957-07-29

Floyd Patterson TKOs Tommy Jackson in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1957-08-22

Floyd Patterson KOs Pete Rademacher in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1958-08-18

Floyd Patterson TKOs Roy Harris in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1959-04-09

13th NBA Championship: Bost Celtics sweep Minn Lakers in 4 games Boston Celtics wins 8th straight title

1959-05-01

Floyd Patterson KOs Brian London in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1959-06-26

Ingemar Johansson TKOs Floyd Patterson in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

1960-01-22

Paul Pender beats Sugar Ray Robinson for middleweight boxing title

1960-03-26

USC captures NCAA swimming title

1960-06-20

Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1961-03-13

Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1961-12-04

Floyd Patterson KOs Tom McNeeley in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

1962-03-24

Benny Paret knocked out in a welterweight title; he dies 10 days later

1962-09-25

Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1st round for heavyweight title

1962-12-16

NY Giant YA Title sets NFL season touchdown pass record at 33 with 6 touchdowns vs Dallas (41-31)

1963-07-22

Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1964-02-25

Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) TKOs Sonny Liston in 7 for his first world heavyweight championship title

1965-02-13

Peggy Fleming, 16, wins ladies senior figure skating title

1965-03-05

Ernie Terrel beats Eddie Machen in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1965-05-25

Muhammad Ali KOs Sonny Liston in 1 for heavyweight boxing title rematch

1965-08-05

Dave Marr wins PGA title

1965-11-22

Muhammad Ali TKOs Floyd Patterson in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1966-03-29

Muhammad Ali beats George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1966-05-21

Muhammad Ali TKOs Henry Cooper in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1966-06-28

Ernie Terrel beats Doug Jones in 15 wba for heavyweight boxing title

1966-08-05

Jose Torres beats Eddie Cotton to retain light-HW boxing title

1966-08-06

Muhammad Ali KOs Brian London in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

1966-09-10

Muhammad Ali TKOs Karl Mildenberger in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1966-11-14

Muhammad Ali TKOs Cleveland Williams in 3 for heavyweight title

1967-02-06

Muhammad Ali TKOs Ernie Terrell in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1967-03-22

Muhammad Ali KOs Zora Folley in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1967-04-28

Muhammad Ali refuses induction into army & stripped of boxing title

1968-03-04

Joe Frazier TKOs Buster Mathis in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1968-06-24

Joe Frazier TKOs Manuel Ramos in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1968-09-14

Jimmy Ellis beats Floyd Patterson in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1968-12-10

Joe Frazier beats Oscar Bonavena in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1969-04-22

Joe Frazier KOs Dave Zyglewick in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1969-06-23

Joe Frazier TKOs Jerry Quarry in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1969-08-23

France's Une De Mai wins International Trot at Roosevelt Raceway Czechoslovakia (1st American to win cycling race title since 1912)

1969-09-13

Baltimore Orioles, win earliest AL Eastern division title

1970-02-16

Joe Frazier TKOs Jimmy Ellis in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1970-11-18

Joe Frazier KOs Bob Foster in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1971-03-08

Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali in 15, retains heavyweight boxing title at Madison Sq Garden

1971-03-27

33rd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Villanova 68-62 UCLA wins their 5th consecutive NCAA basketball title

1972-03-25

UCLA wins its 6th consecutive national basketball title

1972-05-26

Joe Frazier TKOs Ron Stander in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1972-09-01

Bobby Fischer (US) defeats Boris Spassky (USSR) for world chess title

1973-01-22

George Foreman TKOs Joe Frazier in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1973-03-24

Immaculata beats Queens College, 59-52 to win AIAW Basketball title

1973-03-26

UCLA wins their 7th straight NCAA basketball title

1973-09-01

George Foreman KOs Jose "King" Roman in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1974-03-26

George Foreman TKOs Ken Norton in 2 for heavyweight boxing title in Caracas, Venezuela

1974-09-24

Clarence Jones of Kintetsu Buffaloes hits his 38th HR, 1st American to win a Japanese HR title

1975-03-24

Muhammad Ali TKOs Chuck Wepner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1975-04-03

Bobby Fischer stripped of world chess title for refusing to defend it

1975-05-16

Muhammad Ali TKOs Ron Lyle in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1975-07-01

Muhammad Ali beats Joe Bugner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1975-09-07

Cincinnati Reds, win earliest NL division title

1975-10-01

Muhammad Ali TKOs Joe Frazier in 15 for heavyweight boxing title in "The Thrilla in Manila"

1976-02-20

Muhammad Ali KOs Jan Pierre Coopman in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1976-03-27

Delta States beat Immaculata, 69-64, for AIWA basketball title

1976-04-10

Cleveland Cavaliers win their 1st NBA Central Division title

1976-04-30

Muhammad Ali beats Jimmy Young in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1976-05-24

Muhammad Ali TKOs Richard Dunn in 5 for heavyweight boxing title in Munich

1976-09-26

Phillies clinch their 1st NL East Division title

1976-09-28

Muhammad Ali beats Ken Norton in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1977-05-16

Muhammad Ali beats Alfredo Evangelist in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1977-09-27

Phillies clinch 2nd straight NL East Division title

1977-09-29

Muhammad Ali beats Earnie Shavers in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1977-10-01

Yanks win 2nd consecutive AL East title

1978-02-15

Leon Spinks beats Muhammad Ali in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1978-06-09

Larry Holmes beats Ken Norton in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1978-06-11

Bjorn Borg wins French Open Title

1978-09-15

Muhammad Ali beats Leon Spinks in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1978-09-30

Phillies clinch NL East title

1978-09-30

Cleveland, Houston, NY, Philadelphia & Pittsburgh Phillies win 3rd consecutive NL East Division title

1978-11-10

Larry Holmes KOs Alfredo Evangelist in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1979-03-23

Larry Holmes TKOs Osvaldo Ocasio in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1979-05-04

Jackie Mercer wins her 4th golf title 31 years after her 1st

1979-06-22

Larry Holmes TKOs Mike Weaver in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1979-09-28

Larry Holmes TKOs Earnie Shavers in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1979-10-20

John Tate beats Gerrie Coetze in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1980-02-03

Larry Holmes TKOs Lorenzo Holmes in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1980-03-31

Larry Holmes TKOs Leroy Jones in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1980-03-31

Mike Weaver KOs John Tate in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1980-06-20

Roberto Duran takes WBC welterweight title from Sugar Ray Leonard at Olympic Stadium in Montreal by unanimous decision

1980-06-23

West German wins European soccer title (2-1 against Belgium)

1980-07-07

Larry Holmes TKOs Scott LeDoux in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1980-09-07

John McEnroe & Bjorn Borg stage one of the greatest US Open finals as 21 year old McEnroe fends off Borg to win his 2nd straight title (7-6 6-1 6-7 5-7 6-4)

1980-10-02

Larry Holmes TKOs Muhammad Ali in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1980-10-04

Mike Schmidt's 2-run HR clinches NL East title for Phillies

1980-10-25

Mike Weaver KOs Gerrie Coetzee in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1981-01-01

Georgia beats Notre Dame in Sugar Bowl for college football title

1981-04-11

Larry Holmes beats Trevor Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1981-06-12

Larry Holmes TKOs Leon Spinks in 3 for WBC heavyweight boxing title

1981-10-03

Mike Weaver beats Quick Tillis in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1981-11-06

Larry Holmes TKOs Renaldo Snipes in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1982-04-08

Tracy Caulkins, 19, wins her 36th US swimming title

1982-06-11

Larry Holmes TKOs Gerry Cooney in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1982-09-27

Cards clinching NL East title

1982-12-03

Tommy Hearns wins WBC Welterweight title in decision over Benitez

1983-01-01

Penn State beats Georgia in Sugar Bowl for college football title

1983-01-24

Hulk Hogan pins Iron Sheik for World Wrestling Federation title

1983-03-27

Larry Holmes beats Lucien Rodriguez in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1983-05-20

Larry Holmes beats Tim Witherspoon in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1983-05-20

Michael Dokes & Mike Weaver fight to a draw in 15 for hw boxing title

1983-07-08

Rudi Koopmans retains European middleweight title

1983-09-10

Larry Holmes TKOs Scott Frank in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1983-09-23

Gerrie Coetzee KOs Michael Dokes in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1983-11-25

Larry Holmes TKOs Marvis Frazier in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1984-03-09

Tim Witherspoon beats Greg Page in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1984-08-31

Pinklon Thomas beats Tim Witherspoon in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1984-09-24

Cubs clinch NL East title

1984-11-09

Larry Holmes TKOs Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1984-12-01

Greg Page KOs Gerrie Coetzee in 8 for WBA heavyweight boxing title

1985-03-15

Larry Holmes TKOs David Bey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1985-04-29

Tony Tubbs TKOs Greg Page in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1985-05-20

Larry Holmes beats Carl Williams in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1985-06-15

Pinklon Thomas KOs Mike Weaver in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1985-10-22

Bret Saberhagen gives KC Royals their 1st win leading to their World Series title

1986-01-17

Tim Witherspoon beats Tony Tubbs in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1986-02-09

Marvin Johnson wins record 3rd time, light heavyweight boxing title

1986-03-22

HBO launches boxing's heavyweight-title-unification-tournament

1986-03-22

Trevor Berbick beats Pinklon Thomas in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1986-04-19

Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1986-07-19

Tim Witherspoon KOs Frank Bruno in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1986-09-06

Michael Spinks TKOs Steffen Tangstad in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

1986-10-07

Steve Yzerman is named captain of the Detroit Red Wings, a title he would hold for over 1,300 games

1986-11-22

Mike Tyson KOs Trevor Berbick in 2 for heavyweight WBC boxing title

1987-01-26

Hart Foundation beat British Bulldogs for WWF tag team title

1987-03-07

Mike Tyson beats Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1987-04-05

Wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title

1987-05-30

Mike Tyson TKOs Pinklon Thomas in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1987-05-30

Tony Tucker TKOs Buster Douglas in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1987-06-15

Michael Spinks TKOs Gerry Cooney in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1987-08-01

Mike Tyson beat Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1987-10-16

Mike Tyson TKOs Tyrell Biggs in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1987-10-29

Thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title

1988-01-22

Mike Tyson TKOs Larry Holmes in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

1988-01-23

Bob Benoit bowls 1st 300-pt game in a televised title match

1988-03-20

Mike Tyson KOs Tony Tubbs in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1988-04-03

Mario Lemieux wins NHL scoring title, stopping Gretzky's 7 year streak

1988-10-17

Rockin Robin beats "Sensational" Sherri Martel for WWF woman's title

1988-11-06

Steve Jones wins NY men's marathon; Grete Waitz 9th women's title

1988-12-18

Seattle Seahawks win their 1st ever division title with 9-7 record

1989-02-25

Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1989-06-10

59th French Womens Tennis Open: A Sanchez Vicario beats S Graf (7-6 3-6 7-5) favored Steffi Graf, also 1st Spaniard to win a grand slam title

1989-07-21

Mike Tyson KOs Carl Williams in 1:33 for heavyweight boxing title

1989-09-27

Oakland wins AL West & SF wins NL West title

1989-09-30

Toronto Blue Jays wins AL East title

1990-09-25

Oakland A's clinch 3rd straight AL West title

1990-09-29

Reds are 1st NL team to clinch title, staying in 1st place all year

1990-09-30

Pittsburgh Pirates wins NL East title

1990-10-25

Evander Holyfield KOs Buster Douglas in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

1991-01-02

Colorado wins its 1st AP national title poll

1991-01-05

Edwin Jongejans of Neth wins 1-meter springboard diving title

1991-01-11

Ric Flair wins NWA/WCW wrestling title

1991-01-17

Mountie Jacques Rougeau beats Hart for WWF intercontinental title

1991-01-19

Jumbo Tsuruta beats Stan Hansen to win All Japan Triple Crown title

1991-01-20

Buffalo Bills beat LA Raiders 51-3 for AFC title

1991-01-20

Matt Barr's field goal with no time left gives NY Giant 15-13 Victory over defending champs SF 49ers, for NFC title

1991-03-30

Northern Michigan wins its 1st NCAA hockey title

1991-04-19

Evander Holyfield beats George Foreman in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1991-06-03

Thomas Hearns captures WBA light-heavyweight title

1991-06-08

Warren Schutte, is 1st non American to win NCAA Div 1 golf title

1991-10-02

Toronto Blue Jays clinches AL East title & becomes 1st team to draw 4 million fans

1991-11-23

Evander Holyfield TKOs Bert Cooper in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1992-05-19

Ric Flair wins NWA wrestling title

1992-06-19

Evander Holyfield beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1992-09-27

Pittsburgh Pirates win their 3rd straight NL East title

1992-09-28

Oakland A's win AL West title

1992-09-29

Atlanta Braves wins 2nd straight NL West title

1992-10-03

Toronto Blue Jays win AL East title

1992-10-12

Brett "Hitman" Hart beats Ric Flair for WWF Heavyweight title

1992-11-05

Bobby Fisher beats Boris Spassky to with Chess title in Belgrade

1992-11-13

Riddick Bowe beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1992-12-14

Lennox Lewis given WBC title, when Riddick Bowe refused to fight him

1993-02-06

Riddick Bowe TKOs Michael Dokes in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1993-05-08

Lennox Lewis beats Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1993-05-22

Riddick Bowe TKOs Jesse Ferguson in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1993-10-01

Lennox Lewis TKOs Frank Bruno in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1993-10-03

Giants need to beat Dodgers to force a playoff game with Braves for NL West title, but Dodgers destroy Giants 12-1, Giants end year 103-59

1993-11-06

Evander Holyfield beats Riddick Bowe in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1994-04-22

Michael Moorer beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1994-05-06

Lennox Lewis TKOs Phil Jackson in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1994-08-20

Vuyani Bungu, the South African junior feartherweight, wins IBF World Boxing Title

1994-09-25

Oliver McCall TKOs Lennox Lewis in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1995-03-04

George Foreman loses WBA boxing title, refusing to fight Tony Tucker

1995-04-08

Oliver McCall beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1995-04-22

George Foreman beats Axel Schulz in 12 for heavyweight boxing title in Las Vegas

1995-06-29

George Foreman loses IBF boxing title for refusing to re-fight Axel Schulz

1995-08-19

Bruce Seldon TKOs Joe Hipp in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1995-09-02

Frank Bruno beats Oliver McCall in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1995-09-08

Cleveland Indians clinch 1st AL Central Division title

1996-03-16

Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 3rd round to gain Heavyweight title

1996-03-31

Wrestlemania XII - Shawn Michaels beats Brett Hart for WWF title

1996-04-08

Bruce Seldon TKOs Tony Tucker in 7 to win vacated WBA boxing title

1996-06-22

Michael Moorer beats Axel Shultz in 11 for IBF heavyweight boxing title

1996-09-08

Dottie Pepper wins Safeway LPGA title

1996-09-29

SD Padres sweep LA Dodgers in race for NL West title

1997-03-23

Wrestlemania XIII in Chicago, Undertaker beats Psycho Sid for title

1998-01-09

Anatoly Karpov defeats Viswanathan Anand to retain chess title

1998-07-12

France beats Brazil 3-0 for soccer's 16th World Cup (1st title)

2000-07-09

114th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats P Rafter (6-7 7-6 6-4 6-2) winning his 13th Grand Slam tennis title

2005-07-02

South African tennis player Wesley Moodie and Australian Stephen Huss win the Wimbledon Men's double title

2005-09-27

Atlanta Braves clinch their 14th straight division title thanks to Philadelphia's loss to the New York Mets

2005-09-29

Chicago White Sox clinch their first division title since 2000 and become just the 10th team in the history of baseball to be in first place on every day of the season

2010-07-11

Spain beats Netherlands 1-0 for soccer's 19th World Cup in South Africa (1st title)

2011-04-19

Fidel Castro resigns from the Communist Party of Cuba's central committee after 45 years of holding the title.

2012-12-09

Juan Manuel Márquez knocks out Manny Pacquiao in round six for the WBO light welterweight title

2012-12-22

Tomasz Adamek outpoints Steve Cunningham in a split decision in the IBF heavyweight title eliminator at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

2013-01-27

Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray to wins his third consecutive men's singles title at the 2013 Australian Open

2013-03-09

Bernard Hopkins defeats Tavoris Cloud to win IBF Light Heavyweight title

2013-04-06

Bayern Munich win their 23rd German Bundesliga title with 6 games to spare

2013-05-04

Floyd Mayweather defeats Robert Guerrero to retain his WBC Welterweight title

2013-05-04

Juventus F.C. win their 29th Serie A football title

2013-05-11

Barcelona wins its fourth La Liga title in four years

2013-05-12

Paris Saint-Germain win the Ligue 1 French football title

2013-06-09

Rafael Nadel defeats David Ferrer to win his eighth French Open title

2013-07-07

127th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic (6-4 7-5 6-4) becoming the first British man to win a Wimbledon tennis title since 1936

2013-09-08

Serena Williams wins her fifth Women's Singles US Open title

2013-10-12

Timothy Bradley defeats Juan Manuel Márquez to win the WBA Welterweight boxing title

2013-11-23

Filipino Manny Pacquiao defeats American Brandon Rios to win the World Boxing Organization International Welterweight title

2014-04-13

Manny Pacquiao defeats Timothy Bradley to regain his WBO welterweight boxing title

2014-06-08

Rafael Nadal wins his ninth French Open title

2015-11-29

Davis Cup final: Andy Murray clinches title for Great Britain

2016-01-16

Patriots to 5th Straight AFC Title Game, Beat Chiefs 27-20

2016-02-17

Peyton Manning cited in Title IX lawsuit against University of Tennessee

2016-04-05

Dramatic late basket earns Villanova NCAA title

2016-05-03

Leicester City Completes Rise by Clinching Premier League Title

2016-05-07

Leicester City to hold parade on 16 May to celebrate title success

2016-05-08

Canelo Alvarez KOs Amir Khan in sixth round to retain middleweight title

2016-06-20

LeBron James fulfills promise to bring a title to Cleveland

2016-06-20

LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers beat Golden State Warriors for NBA title

2016-06-21

Cleveland welcomes home Cavaliers for title celebration at airport

2016-08-01

Jimmy Walker captures PGA Championship for first major title

2016-08-19

Rio Olympics 2016: Ashton Eaton retains decathlon title to match Daley Thompson

2016-11-29

Nico Rosberg wins F1 title as Lewis Hamilton wins in Abu Dhabi

2016-12-11

Anthony Joshua KOs Eric Molina in third round to retain IBF heavyweight title

2017-03-23

United States Beats Puerto Rico for First World Baseball Classic Title

2017-06-13

Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch NBA title

2017-06-16

Warriors celebrate NBA title with parade through Oakland

2017-06-19

Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

2017-07-02

Jeff Horn stuns Manny Pacquiao to win WBO welterweight world title

2017-07-30

Jon Jones stops Cormier in 3rd, regains UFC title belt

2018-03-03

89-year-old Agnes Varda welcomes the title of oldest Oscar nominee

2018-04-08

Minnesota Duluth beats Notre Dame 2-1 for NCAA hockey title

2018-06-09

Warriors complete sweep of Cavs for third NBA title in four years

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Title - Birthdays
Date Event
1907-12-25

Andy Albin, Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title

1909-12-23

Barney Ross, Barney Ross of Chicago, in Defense of His World's Championship Welterweight Title Against Henry Armstrong of California, Featherweight Champion, Held at the Madison Square Garden Bowl, Long Island City, New York

1914-01-06

Hilda Title, Stage Frights

1916-02-26

Jerry Stagg, Fight for the Title

1921-04-09

Viola Merrett, The Title

1926-04-03

Joe Steffy, Best Teams Never to Win a Title

1936-05-29

Arlene McQuade, Fight for the Title

1937-11-01

Tom Waddell, Claiming the Title: Gay Olympics on Trial

1947-04-15

Ted Kwalick, Best Teams Never to Win a Title

1949-02-22

Olga Morozova, Anna Kournikova for never winning a WTA singles title

1949-05-25

Tom Seiler, Title to Murder

1953-02-04

Svetlana Ulmasova, USSR, 3K (world title 1978)

1957-02-14

Daena E. Title, For Better or Worse

1965-04-18

Jon Title, Gladiator

1966-01-07

Corrie Sanders, WBC Title Fight

1966-10-26

Olga Bicherova, gymnastics (won title at 15 yrs 33 days)

1966-9-14

Michael J. Peluso, Title to Murder

1970-03-06

Tsuyoshi Kohsaka, UFC 18: Road to the Heavyweight Title

1970-08-27

Gene Gabriel, Above the Title

1971-07-23

Julie Foudy, Title IX/Change of Heart/Was It Done with Mirrors?

1971-08-17

Mary Joe Fernandez, Anna Kournikova for never winning a WTA singles title

1976-06-13

John Kaylin, The Answer Is the Title

1979-12-10

Sinisa Kukic, Claiming the Title: Gay Olympics on Trial

1980-10-01

Morgan Muscat, Title Match

1980-12-27

Matt Jayson, Above the Title

1983-02-18

Derrick Kisabeth, Working Title

1983-05-22

Josh Long, For the Title

1984-08-05

Aaron Bevill, For the Title

1985-04-09

George Young, For the Title

1989-08-28

Christina Von Eerie, NWA Pro/AWS: Womens Title Tournament

Title - Deaths
Date Event
1939-10-10

Eleanor Rigby, a real person whose name may have suggested the title to The Beatles song (b. 1895)

1978-04-21

Jerry Stagg, Fight for the Title

1987-07-11

Tom Waddell, Claiming the Title: Gay Olympics on Trial

1991-04-09

Maurice Binder, title designer (James Bond Movies), dies at 73

1992-02-22

Hilda Title, Stage Frights

1994-12-27

Andy Albin, Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title

2011-05-21

Joe Steffy, Best Teams Never to Win a Title

2012-09-23

Corrie Sanders, WBC Title Fight

2014-04-21

Arlene McQuade, Fight for the Title


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