1921 – Born on the 1st of April in Augusta, Georgia.
1940 – Jack turned professional and began his career fighting in Massachusetts where he established a record of 27-4-2.
1941 – Moved to New York in August where he continued boxing.
1942 – Jack fight against Allie Stolz to decide who would challenge for the New York version of the world title.
1944 – The famous fight of Jack’s career was his fourth battle with Montgomery on 4th of August, so-called "War Bonds Fight".
– Beau Jack was the Ring Magazine fighter of the year.
1948 – Fought another hall-of-famer: Ike Williams, but he is unlucky enough to win, he was knocked out in the
1958 – The third fight, on 12th of August with Ike Williams marked the end of Jack’s career.
1991 – Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
2000 – Jack suffered from pugilistic Parkinson’s syndrome and died on the 9th of February.