March 29, 1940 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Louis KOs Johnny Paycheck in 2 to retain heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis

Deaths in Sport

  • Alexander Obolensky, Russian prince and famed Rugby Union footballer who played for England.(b. 1916)