What Happened on June 22, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Louis scores a stunning 1st round KO of German Max Schmeling at Yankee Stadium to retain his world heavyweight boxing title

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Brown, film Producer

Famous Deaths

  • C. J. Dennis, Australian poet (The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke), dies at 61