Historical Events on June 5, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st sporting event televised nationally-Walcott vs Charles boxing

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

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

World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jersey Joe
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jersey Joe
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles
  • Test Cricket debut of Freddie Trueman v India at Headingley