What Happened on June 28, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Pan Am opens southern route transatlantic air service (Dixie Clipper)
  • Yanks hit 13 HRs, sweep A's 23-2 & 10-0