June 23, 1969 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Frazier TKOs Jerry Quarry in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Frazier
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Joe Frazier

Birthdays in Sport

  • Elbert Ellis, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers)

Deaths in Sport

  • Charles Hollis "Chuck" Taylor, American basketball player and shoe salesman, dies of a heart attack at 67
  • Volmari Iso-Hollo, Finnish athlete (Olympic gold 3,000m steeplechase 1936), dies at 62