On This Day

June 29, 1933 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

Boxing Title Fight

Italian boxer Primo Carnera KOs American defending champion Jack Sharkey in round 6 at Madison Square Garden, NYC to become third European to win the lineal world heavyweight title

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bob Shaw, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), born in Bronx, New York (d. 2010)