On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1937

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Challenger Joe Louis KOs James J Braddock in the 8th round at Chicago's Comiskey Park for the world heavyweight boxing title

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
1937 Highlights

About June 22, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer