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Jack Dempsey boxing title defense...



Item # 581245

September 7, 1920

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, September 7, 1920

* Boxer Jack Dempsey
* Heavyweight boxing champion
* 1st on radio


This 20 page newspaper has a two column headlines on page 16: "DEMPSEY Kayos Miske" with subhead: "Dempsey Kayos In 3D Round". This tells of Jack Dempsey defending his heavyweight boxing crown by knocking out Billy Miske.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning with little margin wear, otherwise in good condition.

wikipedia notes: On September 6, 1920, Miske lost to Jack Dempsey in the third round of a fight to decide the World Heavyweight Boxing title. It was the first heavyweight title match to be broadcast on radio, and it was the only time Billy Miske was ever knocked out.

Category: The 20th Century

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