Profession: Middle/welterweight championship boxer
Why Famous: One of the greatest boxers of all time, who held the world welterweight title from 1946 to 1951.
Also prompted sportswriters to create boxing's "pound for pound" rankings.
- 1944-05-29 Boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson (23) weds Edna Mae Holly
- 1965-05-25 Boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson (44) weds Millie Bruce in Los Angeles
- 1950-08-25 Sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title
- 1951-02-14 Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake LaMotta & takes middleweight title
- 1958-03-25 Sugar Ray Robinson is 1st boxing champ to win 5 times