1935: Floyd Patterson born.
1940: Henry Armstrong KO 5 Joe Ghnouly, St. Louis. Retains world welterweight title. Ghnouly down three times in the first round and again in the fourth. (The New York Times.)
1964: Eddie Perkins KO 13 Yoshinori Takahashi, Tokyo. Retains world super-lightweight title.
1965: Ruben Olivares KO 1 Isidro Sotelo, Cuernavaca, Mexico. Olivares pro debut.
1972: John Ruiz born.
Salim Medjkoune born.
1978: Miguel Canto W 15 Shoji Oguma, Koriyama, Japan. Retains WBC flyweight title.
2003: Luis Perez W 12 Felix Machado, Washington D.C. Wins IBF Super Flyweight Title.
By: Aaron Cooper