What Happened on March 17, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Tommy Burns KOs Jem Roche in 88 seconds in the quickest world heavyweight boxing title fight

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Tommy Burns

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [OS=Mar 4]
  • Radie Britain, American composer, born near Silverton, Texas (d. 1994)