On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Louis KOs James J Braddock in 18 for his first heavyweight boxing title in significant moment in African American sporting history

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Percy Gordon Blackwell, English businessman and record producer (Island Records), born in Westminster, London, England