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2000

England great Sir Stanley Matthews dies aged 85

Sir Stanley Matthews is often regarded as one of the greatest British football players. At the age of 85, while on a holiday in Tenerife, Matthews had fallen ill which led to his death. The funeral service took place in Stoke. He was subsequently cremated and his ashes buried beneath the center circle of Stoke City’s Britannia Stadium.

1938

Joe Louis knockouts Nathan Mann in the 3th round for heavyweight boxing title

The fight between Joe Louis and Nathan Mann took place at Madison Square Garden, New York City. Louis knocked out Mann in the 3rd round. In general, Louis is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. His championship reign lasted 140 consecutive months.

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