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Dec 26, 2013 | G-BLOG | 0 comments

December 26th, 1908

An African American Wins World Heavyweight Championship

 
Back in 1908, Jack Johnson became the first African-American boxer to win the world heavyweight championship as he defeated Canadian Tommy Burns in Sydney, Australia.
 
Source: AP.org, Yahoo.ca/Image: VancouverSun.com

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