On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1899

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

American boxer James J. Jeffries KOs defending champion Bob Fitzsimmons of England in 11th round in Brooklyn, New York to win the lineal World Heavyweight title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. Jeffries
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
James J. Jeffries

1899 Highlights

About June 9, 1899

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini