February 23, 1938 in History

Event:

Joe Louis KOs Nathan Mann in 3 for heavyweight boxing title





Joe Louis History:
April 12, 1981 - Joe Louis, also known as the 'Brown bomber', U.S. heavyweight champ 1937 - 1949, dies at 66
June 15, 1951 - Joe Louis scored his last knock out victory
March 1, 1949 - Joe Louis retires as heavyweight boxing champ
June 25, 1948 - Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
December 5, 1947 - Joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
June 25, 1947 - Heavyweight Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello
September 18, 1946 - Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
June 19, 1946 - 1st TV sports spectacular - Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn
June 9, 1946 - Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
October 1, 1945 - Heavyweight champ Joe Louis is discharged from army
March 27, 1942 - Joe Louis KOs Abe Simon in 6 to retain heavyweight boxing title (New York City)
January 9, 1942 - Joe Louis KOs Buddy Baer in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
September 29, 1941 - Joe Louis TKOs Lou Nova in 6 for heavyweight boxing title
June 18, 1941 - Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn in 13 for heavyweight boxing title
May 23, 1941 - Joe Louis beats Buddy Baer on DQ in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
April 8, 1941 - Joe Louis TKOs Tony Musto in 9 for heavyweight boxing title
March 21, 1941 - Joe Louis KOs Abe Simon in 13 for heavyweight boxing title
February 17, 1941 - Joe Louis KOs Gus Dorazio in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
January 31, 1941 - Joe Louis KOs Red Burman in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
December 16, 1940 - Joe Louis KOs Al McCoy in 6 for heavyweight boxing title in Chicago
June 20, 1940 - Joe Louis TKOs Arturo Godoy in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
March 29, 1940 - Joe Louis KOs Johnny Paycheck in 2 to retain heavyweight boxing title
February 9, 1940 - Joe Louis beats Arturo Godoy in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
September 20, 1939 - Joe Louis KOs Bob Pastor in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
June 28, 1939 - Joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
April 17, 1939 - Joe Louis KOs Jack Roper in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
January 25, 1939 - Joe Louis KOs John Henry Lewis in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
June 22, 1938 - Joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2:04 of 1st round at Yankee Stadium
April 1, 1938 - Joe Louis KOs Harry Thomas in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
August 30, 1937 - Joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
June 22, 1937 - Joe Louis KOs James J. Braddock in 18 for heavyweight boxing title
June 25, 1935 - Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium
May 13, 1914 - Joe Louis, world heavyweight boxing champion, 1937 - 1949


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