What Happened on July 18, 1951

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Historical Events


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Jersey Joe Walcott at 37 becomes oldest to win heavyweight champion

World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jersey Joe
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jersey Joe
  • Uruguay accepts its constitution

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