What Happened on January 12, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Ezzard Charles TKOs Lee Oma in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles

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