Title Events in History



2014 Event - Last year's World Cup victor Spain is defeated by Chile in the tournament today, eliminating the champion team's chances for a second title

2014 Event - The San Antonio Spurs beats the Miami Heat, depriving the Heat of a three-time consecutive NBA title win; the final score was 104 - 87

2014 Event - The University of Connecticut achieves a second championship as the women's basketball team takes home the NCAA championship title after a 79-58 victory over Notre Dame; the men's basketball team won the NCAA title this season

2014 Event - The UConn Huskies beat the University of Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 for the NCAA Men's Basketball Division I championship title

2014 Event - Stanislas Wawrinka wins his first Grand Slam title when he beats Rafael Nadal in the 2014 Australian Open final

2013 Event - Sabine Lisicki of Germany is defeated at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships; Marion Bartoli of France wins the Ladies' Singles Final, earning her first Grand Slam singles title

2013 Event - American boxer Floyd Mayweather defeats Robert Guerrero and retains his WBC Welterweight title in a unanimous decision

2012 Event - At the 2012 U.S. Open, Andy Murray of the U.K. wins the Men's Singles, defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic; Murray becomes the first British player to win a Grand Slam singles title since Fred Perry 76 years ago

2012 Event - Japan wins their third title in the 2012 Women's Baseball World Cup

2011 Event - In the 2011 NBA Finals, he Dallas Mavericks win their first NBA title, winning 4 - 2 over the Miami Heat

2011 Event - Li Na becomes the first Asian tennis player to win a major title winning the 2011 French Open; Li Na is from the People's Republic of China

1998 Event - Anatoly Karpov defeats Viswanathan Anand to retain chess title

1997 Event - Wrestlemania XIII in Chicago, Undertaker beats Psycho Sid for title

1996 Event - San Diego Padres sweep Los Angeles Dodgers in race for NL West title

1996 Event - Dottie Pepper wins Safeway LPGA title

1996 Event - Michael Moorer beats Axel Shultz in 11 for IBF heavywgt boxing title

1996 Event - Bruce Seldon TKOs Tony Tucker in 7 to win vacated WBA boxing title

1996 Event - Wrestlemania XII - Shawn Michaels beats Brett Hart for WWF title

1996 Event - Mike Tyson beat Frank Bruno in 3rd round to gain Heavyweight title

1995 Event - Cleveland Indians clinch 1st AL Central Division title

1995 Event - Frank Bruno beats Oliver McCall in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1995 Event - Bruce Seldon TKOs Joe Hipp in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1995 Event - George Foreman loses IBF boxing title, refused to fight Axel Schulz

1995 Event - George Foreman beats Axel Schulz in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1995 Event - Oliver McCall beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1995 Event - George Foreman loses WBA boxing title, refusing to fight Tony Tucker

1994 Event - Oliver McCall TKOs Lennox Lewis in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1994 Event - Lennox Lewis TKOs Phil Jackson in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1994 Event - Michael Moorer beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavywgt boxing title

1993 Event - Evander Holyfield beats Riddick Bowe in 12 for heavywgt boxing title

1993 Event - Giants need to beat Dodgers to force a playoff game with Braves for NL West title, but Dodgers destroy Giants 12-1, Giants end year 103-59

1993 Event - Lennox Lewis TKOs Frank Bruno in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1993 Event - Riddick Bowe TKOs Jesse Ferguson in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1993 Event - Lennox Lewis beats Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1993 Event - Riddick Bowe TKOs Michael Dokes in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1992 Event - Lennox Lewis given WBC title, when Riddick Bowe refused to fight him

1992 Event - Riddick Bowe beats Evander Holyfield in 12 for heavywgt boxing title

1992 Event - Bobby Fisher beats Boris Spassky to with Chess title in Belgrade

1992 Event - Brett "Hitman" Hart beats Ric Flair for WWF Heavyweight title

1992 Event - Toronto Blue Jays win AL East title

1992 Event - Atlanta Braves wins 2nd straight NL West title

1992 Event - Oakland A's win AL West title

1992 Event - Pittsburgh Pirates win their 3rd straight NL East title

1992 Event - Evander Holyfield beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavywgt boxing title

1992 Event - Ric Flair wins NWA wrestling title

1991 Event - Evander Holyfield TKOs Bert Cooper in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1991 Event - Toronto Blue Jays clinches AL East title and becomes 1st team to draw 4 million fans

1991 Event - Warren Schutte, is 1st non American to win NCAA Div 1 golf title

1991 Event - Thomas Hearns captures WBA light-heavyweight title

1991 Event - Evander Holyfield beats George Foreman in 12 for heavywgt boxing title

1991 Death - Maurice Binder, title designer (James Bond Movies), dies at 73

1991 Event - Northern Michigan wins its 1st NCAA hockey title

1991 Event - Buffalo Bills beat Los Angeles Raiders 51-3 for AFC title

1991 Event - Matt Barr's field goal with no time left gives New York Giant 15-13 Victory over defending champs San Francisco 49ers, for NFC title

1991 Event - Jumbo Tsuruta beats Stan Hansen to win All Japan Triple Crown title

1991 Event - Mountie Jacques Rougeau beats Hart for WWF intercontinental title

1991 Event - Ric Flair wins NWA/WCW wrestling title

1991 Event - Edwin Jongejans of Netherlands wins 1-meter springboard diving title

1991 Event - Colorado wins its 1st AP national title poll

1990 Event - Evander Holyfield KOs Buster Douglas in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

1990 Event - Pittsburgh Pirates wins NL East title

1990 Event - Reds are 1st NL team to clinch title, staying in 1st place all year

1990 Event - Oakland A's clinch 3rd straight AL West title

1990 Event - Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf for French Open title

1990 Event - Buster Douglas KOs Mike Tyson in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1989 Event - Toronto Blue Jays wins AL East title

1989 Event - Oakland wins AL West and San Francisco wins NL West title

1989 Death - Bert Oosterbosch, racing cyclist, won World amateur team time trial championship, won World Professional individual pursuit title, successful track and road racer, dies at age 32, of acute cardiac arrest

1989 Event - Mike Tyson KOs Carl Williams in 1:33 for heavyweight boxing title

1989 Event - 59th French Womens Tennis: A Sanchez Vicario beats S Graf (76 36 75) favored Steffi Graf, also 1st Spaniard to win a grand slam title

1989 Event - Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1988 Event - Seattle Seahawks win their 1st ever division title with 9-7 record

1988 Event - Steve Jones wins New York men's marathon; Grete Waitz 9th women's title

1988 Event - Rockin Robin beats "Sensational" Sherri Martel for WWF woman's title

1988 Event - Mario Lemieux wins NHL scoring title, stopping Gretzky's 7 year streak

1988 Event - Mike Tyson KOs Tony Tubbs in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1988 Event - Bob Benoit bowls 1st 300-pt game in a televised title match

1988 Event - Mike Tyson TKOs Larry Holmes in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

1987 Event - Thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title

1987 Event - Mike Tyson TKOs Tyrell Biggs in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1987 Event - Mike Tyson beat Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1987 Event - Michael Spinks TKOs Gerry Cooney in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1987 Event - Mike Tyson TKOs Pinklon Thomas in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1987 Event - Tony Tucker TKOs Buster Douglas in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1987 Event - Wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title

1987 Event - Mike Tyson beats Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1987 Event - Hart Foundation beat British Bulldogs for WWF tag team title

1986 Event - Mike Tyson KOs Trevor Berbick in 2 for heavyweight WBC boxing title

1986 Event - Ivan Lendl defeats Miloslav Mecir for U.S. Tennis open title

1986 Event - Michael Spinks TKOs Steffen Tangstad in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

1986 Event - Tim Witherspoon KOs Frank Bruno in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1986 Event - Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1986 Event - Trevor Berbick beats Pinklon Thomas in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1986 Event - Marvin Johnson wins record 3rd time, light heavyweight boxing title

1986 Event - Tim Witherspoon beats Tony Tubbs in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1985 Event - Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1985 Event - Pinklon Thomas KOs Mike Weaver in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1985 Event - Larry Holmes beats Carl Williams in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1985 Event - Tony Tubbs TKOs Greg Page in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1985 Event - Larry Holmes TKOs David Bey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1984 Event - Greg Page KOs Gerrie Coetzee in 8 for WBA heavyweight boxing title

1984 Event - Larry Holmes TKOs Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1984 Event - Cubs clinch NL East title

1984 Event - Pinklon Thomas beats Tim Witherspoon in 12 for heavywgt boxing title

1984 Event - Ivan Lendl wins French Open, his 1st grand slam title

1984 Event - Tim Witherspoon beats Greg Page in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1983 Event - Larry Holmes TKOs Marvis Frazier in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1983 Event - Gerrie Coetzee KOs Michael Dokes in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1983 Event - Larry Holmes TKOs Scott Frank in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1983 Event - Rudi Koopmans retains European middleweight title

1983 Event - Larry Holmes beats Tim Witherspoon in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1983 Event - Michael Dokes and Mike Weaver fight to a draw in 15 for hw boxing title

1983 Event - Larry Holmes beats Lucien Rodriguez in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1983 Event - Hulk Hogan pins Iron Sheik for World Wrestling Federation title

1983 Event - Penn State beats Georgia in Sugar Bowl for college football title

1982 Event - Tommy Hearns wins WBC Welterweight title in decision over Benitez

1982 Event - Cards clinching NL East title

1982 Event - Larry Holmes TKOs Gerry Cooney in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1982 Event - Tracy Caulkins, 19, wins her 36th U.S. swimming title

1981 Event - Larry Holmes TKOs Renaldo Snipes in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1981 Event - Mike Weaver beats Quick Tillis in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1981 Birthday - Serena Williams, born in Saginaw, Michigan, professional tennis player, winner, top earning female athlete of all time, 5th Australian title at 2010 Australian Open

1981 Event - Larry Holmes TKOs Leon Spinks in 3 for WBC heavyweight boxing title

1981 Event - Larry Holmes beats Trevor Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1981 Event - Georgia beats Notre Dame in Sugar Bowl for college football title

1980 Event - Mike Weaver KOs Gerrie Coetzee in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1980 Event - Mike Schmidt's 2-run home run clinches NL East title for Phillies

1980 Event - Larry Holmes TKOs Muhammad Ali in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1980 Event - John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg stage one of the greatest U.S. Open finals as 21 year old McEnroe fends off Borg to win his 2nd straight title

1980 Event - Larry Holmes TKOs Scott LeDoux in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1980 Event - West German wins European soccer title (2-1 against Belgium)

1980 Event - Roberto Duran takes WBC welterweight title from Sugar Ray Leonard at Olympic Stadium in Montreal by unanimous decision

1980 Event - Bjorn Borg beats John McEnroe for Wimbledon title

1980 Event - Larry Holmes TKOs Leroy Jones in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1980 Event - Mike Weaver KOs John Tate in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1980 Event - Larry Holmes TKOs Lorenzo Holmes in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1979 Event - John Tate beats Gerrie Coetze in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1979 Event - Larry Holmes TKOs Earnie Shaver in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1979 Event - Larry Holmes TKOs Mike Weaver in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1979 Event - Jackie Mercer wins her 4th golf title 31 years after her 1st

1979 Event - Larry Holmes TKOs Osvaldo Ocasio in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1978 Event - Larry Holmes KOs Alfredo Evangelist in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1978 Event - Phillies clinch NL East title

1978 Event - Cleveland, Houston, New York, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Phillies win 3rd consecutive NL East Division title

1978 Event - Muhammad Ali beats Leon Spinks in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1978 Event - Bjorn Borg wins French Open Title

1978 Event - Larry Holmes beats Ken Norton in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1978 Event - Leon Spinks beats Muhammad Ali in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1977 Event - Yankees win 2nd consecutive AL East title

1977 Event - Muhammad Ali beats Earnie Shavers in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1977 Event - Phillies clinch 2nd straight NL East Division title

1977 Event - Muhammad Ali beats Alfredo Evangelist in 15 for heavywgt boxing title

1976 Event - Muhammad Ali beats Ken Norton in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1976 Event - Phillies clinch their 1st NL East Division title

1976 Event - Muhammad Ali TKOs Richard Dunn in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1976 Event - Muhammad Ali beats Jimmy Young in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1976 Event - Cleveland Cavaliers win their 1st NBA Central Division title

1976 Event - Delta States beat Immaculata, 69-64, for AIWA basketball title

1976 Event - Muhammad Ali KOs Jan Pierre Coopman in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1975 Event - Muhammad Ali TKOs Joe Frazier in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1975 Event - Cincinnati Reds, win earliest NL division title

1975 Event - Muhammad Ali beats Joe Bugner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1975 Event - Muhammad Ali TKOs Ron Lyle in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1975 Event - Bobby Fischer stripped of world chess title for refusing to defend it

1975 Event - Muhammad Ali TKOs Chuck Wepner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1974 Event - Clarence Jones of Kintetsu Buffaloes hits his 38th home run, 1st American to win a Japanese home run title

1974 Event - George Foreman TKOs Ken Norton in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1973 Event - George Foreman KOs Jose "King" Roman in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1973 Event - UCLA wins their 7th straight NCAA basketball title

1973 Event - Immaculata beats Queens College, 59-52 to win AIAW Basketball title

1973 Event - George Foreman TKOs Joe Frazier in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1972 Birthday - Jordi Burillo, born in Barcelona, Spain, professional tennis player, won ATP Tour singles title and doubles title, coached Julian Alonso

1972 Event - Bobby Fischer (U.S.) defeats Boris Spassky (U.S.S.R.) for world chess title

1972 Event - Joe Frazier TKOs Ron Stander in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1972 Event - UCLA wins its 6th consecutive national basketball title

1971 Birthday - Aileen Quinn, born in Yardley, Pennsylvania, actress, graduate of Drew University, noted for playing title role in 1982 film, Annie

1971 Birthday - Nicklas Kulti, born in Stockholm, Sweden, professional tennis player, won the Australian Open in Wimbledon junior titles in 1989, top singles title in Adelaide, 1990

1971 Event - 33rd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Villanova 68-62 UCLA wins their 5th consecutive NCAA basketball title

1971 Event - Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali in 15, retains heavyweight boxing title

1970 Event - Joe Frazier KOs Bob Foster in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1970 Event - Joe Frazier TKOs Jimmy Ellis in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1969 Event - Baltimore Orioles, win earliest AL Eastern division title

1969 Event - France's Une De Mai wins International Trot at Roosevelt Raceway Czechoslovakia (1st American to win cycling race title since 1912)

1969 Event - Joe Frazier TKOs Jerry Quarry in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1969 Event - Joe Frazier KOs Dave Zyglewick in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1968 Event - Joe Frazier beats Oscar Bonavena in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1968 Birthday - Horst Skoff, born in Klagenfurt, Austria, professional tennis player, won top-level singles title in Athens in 1989, ranked 18th in world rankings for singles, 70th for doubles

1968 Event - Jimmy Ellis beats Floyd Patterson in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1968 Event - Joe Frazier TKOs Manuel Ramos in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1968 Event - Joe Frazier TKOs Buster Mathis in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1967 Event - Muhammad Ali refuses induction into army and stripped of boxing title

1967 Event - Muhammad Ali KOs Zora Folley in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1967 Event - Muhammad Ali TKOs Ernie Terrell in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1967 Birthday - Ulf Stenlund, born in Falun, Sweden, professional tennis player, won one doubles title in Bari, 1987 and one singles title in Palermo, 1986, highest ATP-ranking was 23rd in the World, April, 1987

1966 Event - Muhammad Ali TKOs Cleveland Williams in 3 for heavyweight title

1966 Birthday - Olga Bicherova, gymnastics, won title at 15 years 33 days

1966 Event - Muhammad Ali TKOs Karl Mildenberger in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1966 Event - Muhammad Ali KOs Brian London in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

1966 Event - Jose Torres beats Eddie Cotton to retain light-HW boxing title

1966 Event - Ernie Terrel beats Doug Jones in 15 wba for heavyweight boxing title

1966 Event - Muhammad Ali TKOs Henry Cooper in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1966 Event - Muhammad Ali beats George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1965 Event - Muhammad Ali TKOs Floyd Patterson in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1965 Event - Dave Marr wins PGA title

1965 Event - Muhammad Ali KOs Sonny Liston in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1965 Event - Ernie Terrel beats Eddie Machen in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1965 Event - Peggy Fleming, 16, wins ladies senior figure skating title

1964 Birthday - John Parrott, born in Liverpool, England, professional snooker player, winner, World Snooker Championship, 1991, won UK Championship title, 1991

1964 Event - Cassius Clay TKOs Sonny Liston in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1963 Event - Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1962 Event - New York Giant YA Title sets NFL season touchdown pass record at 33 with 6 touchdowns vs Dallas (41-31)

1962 Event - Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1st round for heavyweight title

1962 Event - Benny Paret, KOed in a welterweight title, he dies 10 days later

1962 Birthday - Diego Perez, born in Montevideo, Uruguay, professional tennis player, won ATP Tour singles title and three doubles titles in his career, ending in 1996

1961 Event - Floyd Patterson KOs Tom McNeeley in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

1961 Event - Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 6 for heavywgt boxing title

1960 Event - Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 5 for heavywgt boxing title

1960 Event - USC captures NCAA swimming title

1960 Event - Paul Pender beats Sugar Ray Robinson for middleweight boxing title

1959 Event - Ingemar Johansson TKOs Floyd Patterson in 3 for heavywgt boxing title

1959 Event - Floyd Patterson KOs Brian London in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1959 Event - 13th NBA Championship: Bost Celtics sweep Minnesota Lakers in 4 games Boston Celtics wins 8th straight title

1958 Event - Floyd Patterson TKOs Roy Harris in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1957 Event - Floyd Patterson KOs Pete Rademacher in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1957 Birthday - Bert Oosterbosch, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands, racing cyclist, won World amateur team time trial championship, won World Professional individual pursuit title, successful track and road racer

1957 Event - Floyd Patterson TKOs Tommy Jackson in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1956 Event - Floyd Patterson KOs Archie Moore in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1956 Birthday - Sue Barker, born in Paignton, England, professional tennis player, television presenter with the BBC, won singles title at the French Open, highest career singles ranking was third in the World

1955 Event - Rocky Marciano KOs Archie Moore in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

1955 Event - Rocky Marciano TKOs Don Cockell in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

1955 Event - Pancho Gonzales retains tennis title by winning a tournament playing under table tennis rules

1954 Event - Rocky Marciano KOs Ezzard Charles in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1954 Event - Rocky Marciano beats Ezzard Charles in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1954 Event - Russia wins title in their 1st international ice hockey competition

1953 Event - Rocky Marciano TKOs Roland LaStarza in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1953 Event - Rocky Marciano KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 1 for heavywgt boxing title

1953 Birthday - Jules Shear, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, musician, singer, performed with The Funky Kings, Raisins in the Sun, created, hosted, first 13 episodes of MTV series, Unplugged, song, All Through the Night, recorded by Cyndi Lauper, ranked number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100, co-wrote title track for Everything's Different Now album, with Matthew Sweet

1953 Birthday - Svetlana Ulmasova, U.S.S.R., 3K, world title 1978

1952 Event - Rocky Marciano KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 13 for hw boxing title

1952 Event - Jersey Joe Walcott beats Ezzard Charles in 15 for hw boxing title

1952 Birthday - Jonjo O'Neill, born in Castletownroche, Ireland, racehorse trainer, former jockey, won British Champion Jockey title, Cheltenham Gold Cup

1952 Event - Henry Wittenberg wins his 8th AAU wrestling title

1952 Event - Heinz Neuhaus wins Europe Heavyweight Boxing title

1952 Event - Karel Sys wins European heavyweight boxing title

1951 Birthday - Jan Timman, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Dutch chess player, Grandmaster, won International Master title in 1971 and 1974, won 1976 Chess Olympiads gold medal

1951 Event - Ezzard Charles beats Joey Maxim in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1951 Event - Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title

1951 Event - Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake LaMotta and takes middleweight title

1951 Event - Dick Button wins U.S. skating title for 6th time

1951 Event - Ezzard Charles TKOs Lee Oma in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1950 Event - Ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone to retain heavyweight boxing title

1950 Event - Ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1950 Event - Vic Toweel knocks down Danny O'Sullivan 14 times in a title fight

1950 Event - Heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles KOs Joe Louis in New York City for heavyweight boxing title

1950 Event - Sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title

1950 Event - Ezzard Charles TKOs Freddie Beshore in 14 for heavyweight boxing title

1950 Event - Ezzard Charles KOs Freddie Beshore to retain HW boxing title

1950 Birthday - Beth Anderson, born in Lexington, Kentucky, composer, singer, neo-romantic genre, invented swales, a musical form based on collages, samples of newly composed music vs. existing music, famous for singing with Limahl on 'The Never Ending Story' film title song

1949 Event - Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title

1949 Event - Ezzard Charles TKOs Pat Valentino in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1949 Birthday - Geoff Capes, born in Holbeach, England, shot putter, two-time winner, World's Strongest Man title, two-time Commonwealth Games shot put champion

1949 Event - Ezzard Charles TKOs Gus Lesnevich in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1949 Event - Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title

1949 Event - Willie Pep recaptures world featherweight boxing title

1948 Event - Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1947 Event - Joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1946 Event - Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1946 Event - Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1945 Event - DePaul beats Bowling Green for NIT title

1944 Event - Frank Parker beats Bill Talbert for U.S. Tennis title

1942 Event - Washington Redskins defeat Chicago Bears 14-6, to win NFL title

1942 Event - Joe Louis KOs Abe Simon in 6 to retain heavyweight boxing title (New York City)

1942 Event - Joe Louis KOs Buddy Baer in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1941 Event - Joe Louis TKOs Lou Nova in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1941 Event - Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1941 Event - Joe Louis beats Buddy Baer on DQ in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

1941 Event - Joe Louis TKOs Tony Musto in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

1941 Event - Joe Louis KOs Abe Simon in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1941 Event - Joe Louis KOs Gus Dorazio in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1941 Event - Joe Louis KOs Red Burman in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1940 Event - Joe Louis KOs Al McCoy in 6 for heavyweight boxing title in Chicago

1940 Event - Joe Louis TKOs Arturo Godoy in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1940 Event - Joe Louis KOs Johnny Paycheck in 2 to retain heavyweight boxing title

1940 Event - Joe Louis beats Arturo Godoy in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1939 Event - Joe Louis KOs Bob Pastor in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1939 Event - Joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

1939 Event - Joe Louis KOs Jack Roper in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1939 Event - Joe Louis KOs John Henry Lewis in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1938 Event - Alice Marble wins her 2nd singles U.S. tennis title

1938 Event - Joe Louis KOs Harry Thomas in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1938 Event - Joe Louis KOs Nathan Mann in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

1937 Event - Russian chess player Aljechin recaptures world title from Max Euwe

1937 Event - Joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1937 Event - Joe Louis KOs James J. Braddock in 18 for heavyweight boxing title

1937 Birthday - Philip Chetwode, born in England, born 2nd Baron Chetwode, Baron Chetwode, a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, heir apparent is Hon. Roger Chetwode

1935 Event - James J Braddock beats Max Baer in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1934 Event - Primo Carnera beats Tommy Loughran in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1933 Event - Primo Carnera beats Paulin in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1933 Event - Primo Carnera KOs Jack Sharkey in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1932 Event - Ellsworth Vines beats Henri Cochet for U.S. Tennis title

1932 Event - Jack Sharkey beats Max Schmeling in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1932 Event - Sonja Henie wins her 6th straight World Women's figure skating title

1931 Event - World Series is a rematch as A's seek 3rd straight title vs Cards

1931 Event - Max Schmeling TKOs Young Stribling in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1930 Event - Max Schmeling beats Jack Sharkey on a foul in 4 for hw boxing title

1928 Event - Gene Tunney TKOs Tom Heeney in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

1927 Event - Walter Hagen beats Joe Turnesa for 4th consecutive PGA title

1927 Event - Famous "Long count" fight (Dempsey loses boxing title to Tunney)

1927 Event - Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1927 Event - Rene Lacoste beats Bill Tilden for U.S. Lawn Tennis Association title

1926 Birthday - Louise L. Hay, born in Los Angeles, California, motivational author, professional speaker, self-help and motivational writer, 'You Can Heal Your Life', 1984, on the New York Times Bestseller list, sold 35 million copies in 30 languages, made into movie of the same title, founder, Hay House Publishing

1926 Event - Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1923 Event - Jack Dempsey KOs Luis Firpo in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1923 Event - Jack Dempsey beats Tommy Gibbon in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1921 Event - Jack Dempsey KOs George S Carpentier in 4 for heavyweight boxing title 1st million dollar gate ($1.7m) boxing match (Dempsey KOs Carpentier)

1920 Event - Jack Dempsey KOs Bill Brennan in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1920 Event - Pro football playoff game Akron and Buffalo 0-0 tie, title undecided

1920 Event - Jack Dempsey KOs Billy Miske in 3 for heavyweight boxing title 1st radio broadcast of a prizefight

1920 Birthday - Saul Bass, born in New York City, New York, graphic designer, filmmaker, created title sequences for 40 years, famous for The Man with the Golden Arm, kinetic typography in North by Northwest, Vertigo

1919 Birthday - John Meade, born in Ireland, 7th Earl of Clanwilliam, a title in the Peerage of Ireland created in 1776 for John Meade, who served as Attorney-General for Ireland

1916 Event - Jess Willard fights Frank Moran to no decision in 10 for boxing title

1915 Event - Jess Willard KOs Jack Johnson in 26 for heavyweight boxing title

1914 Event - Jack Johnson beats Frank Moran in 20 for heavyweight boxing title

1913 Event - Jack Johnson fights Jim Johnson to a draw in 10 for hw boxing title

1913 Birthday - Edward Fiennes-Clinton, born in Australia, born Edward Horace Fiennes-Clinton, 18th Earl of Lincoln, engineer, landowner, inherited Earldom but formally did not prove his right to the title

1912 Event - Jack Johnson TKOs Jim Flynn in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

1910 Event - Jack Johnson KOs James J Jeffries in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1909 Event - Jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1909 Event - Ty Cobb clinches AL home run title with his 9th home run (all inside-the-park)

1909 Event - Jack Johnson fights Al Kaufman to no decision in 10 for boxing title

1909 Event - Jack Johnson fights Tony Ross to no decision in 6 for hw boxing title

1909 Event - Jack Johnson fights Jack O'Brien to no decision in 6 for boxing title

1909 Event - Jack Johnson fights Victor McLaglen to no decision in 6 for box title

1908 Event - Jack Johnson TKOs Tommy Burns in 14 for heavyweight boxing title

1908 Event - Tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1908 Event - Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

1908 Event - Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1908 Event - Tommy Burns KOs Jewy Smith in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

1908 Event - Quickest world heavyweight title fight (Burns KOs Roche in 88 seconds)

1908 Event - Tommy Burns KOs Jem Roche in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1908 Event - Tommy Burns KOs Jack Palmer in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

1907 Event - Tommy Burns KOs Gunner Moir in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

1907 Event - Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1907 Event - Tommy Burns beats Jack O'Brien in 20 for heavyweight boxing title

1906 Event - Tommy Burns and Jack O'Brien fight to a draw in 20 for hw boxing title

1906 Event - Tommy Burns KOs Jim Burns in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1906 Event - Tommy Burns beats Marvin Hart in 20 for heavyweight boxing title

1905 Event - Marvin Hart KOs Jack Hart in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

1904 Event - James J Jeffries TKOs Jack Munroe in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1903 Event - James J Jeffries KOs James J Corbett in 10 for heavywgt boxing title

1902 Event - James J. Jeffries KOs Bob Fitzsimmons in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

1901 Event - James J. Jeffries TKOs Gus Ruhlin in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

1900 Event - James J Jeffries KOs James J Corbett in 23 for heavywgt boxing title

1900 Event - James J Jeffries KOs Jack Finnegan in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1899 Event - James J. Jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in 25 for heavyweight boxing title

1899 Event - James J Jeffries KOs Bob Fitzsimmons in 11 for heavywgt boxing title

1894 Event - James J. Corbett KOs Charley Mitchell in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

1892 Event - James Corbett KOs John Sullivan in 21 for heavyweight boxing title

1885 Event - Boxing's 1st heavyweight title fight with 3-oz gloves and 3-minute rounds fought between John L Sullivan and Dominick McCaffrey

1878 Event - Jack Johnson is 1st black to hold a heavyweight boxing title

1873 Event - Tom Allen beats Mike McCale for Heavyweight Boxing title

1863 Event - Joe Coburn KOs Mike McCoole for U.S. boxing title in 63rd round

1853 Event - John Morrissey wins boxing title, when Yankee Sullivan leaves ring after 36th round to slug Morrissey's fans

1751 Event - 1st international world title prize fight-Jack Stack of England, beats challenger M Petit of France in 29 minutes in England

1677 Event - Massachusetts gains title to Maine for $6,000

1508 Event - Maximilian I assumes imperial title without being crowned

1178 Event - Anti-Pope Callistus III gives pope title to Alexander III













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