June 30, 1909 in History

Event:

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





Jack Johnson History:
June 10, 1946 - Jack Johnson, 1st black heavyweight champion, dies in car accident
December 14, 1915 - Jack Johnson is 1st black world heavyweight boxing champion
June 27, 1914 - Jack Johnson beats Frank Moran in 20 for heavyweight boxing title
December 19, 1913 - Jack Johnson fights Jim Johnson to a draw in 10 for hw boxing title
December 9, 1913 - Heavyweight Jack Johnson-Jim Johnson fight to no decision in Paris
November 28, 1913 - Heavyweight Jack Johnson KOs Andre Spaul in Paris
July 4, 1912 - Jack Johnson TKOs Jim Flynn in 9 for heavyweight boxing title
July 4, 1910 - Jack Johnson KOs James J Jeffries in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
October 16, 1909 - Jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
September 9, 1909 - Jack Johnson fights Al Kaufman to no decision in 10 for boxing title
May 19, 1909 - Jack Johnson fights Jack O'Brien to no decision in 6 for boxing title
March 10, 1909 - Jack Johnson fights Victor McLaglen to no decision in 6 for box title
December 26, 1908 - Jack Johnson TKOs Tommy Burns in 14 for heavyweight boxing title
December 25, 1908 - Jack Johnson KO Tommy Burns and becomes 1st black heavyweight champ
March 31, 1878 - Jack Johnson is 1st black to hold a heavyweight boxing title
March 31, 1878 - Jack Johnson, 1st black heavyweight boxing champ, 1908 - 1915


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