account
search
search

BOXING GLOVES HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION JOE LOUIS ARRIVE AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY

BOXING GLOVES HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION JOE LOUIS ARRIVE AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY
The boxing gloves of heavyweight champion Joe Louis have been donated to the National Museum of American History in Washington on January 31, 2007. The gloves were used in Louis' first fight against Germany's Max Schmeling in 1936, which he lost. Louis won the rematch in 1938 at Yankee Stadium. Due to the turbulent time in history, the two matches transcended boxing and became worldwide events with racial and national overtones. (UPI Photo/Yuri Gripas)
License photo
Most Popular
Voyager is still riding shock wave in interstellar space
Texas plumber's truck shows up in Syria with guns mounted on it
Coroner can't determine how Bradley Stone died
Charlie Sheen to reprise 'Ferris Bueller' role on 'The Goldbergs'
President Obama commutes 8 sentences and grants 12 pardons
x
Feedback