Historical Events on July 2, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jack Dempsey KOs French boxer Georges Carpentier in 4 in 3rd heavyweight title defence, crowd of 91,000 brings in 1st million dollar gate ($1.7m)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Warren G. Harding signs a joint congressional resolution declaring the official end of war with Germany

29th US President Warren G. Harding
29th US President
Warren G. Harding
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bill Tilden beats South African Brian Norton 4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-0, 7-5 for the third of 10 Grand Slam singles titles