What Happened on August 10, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Ezzard Charles TKOs Gus Lesnevich in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles
  • US National Military Establishment renamed Depertment of Defense

Famous Birthdays

  • Gene Johnson, Sugar Grove Pa, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)