What Happened on June 22, 1938

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

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

Famous Deaths

  • C. J. Dennis, Australian poet (The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke), dies at 61
1938 Highlights

About June 22, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer