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1956 – Tom Pridemore (L. Thomas Pridemore), born in Oak Hill, West Virginia on the 29th of April. He is a former defensive back who played eight seasons the NFL for the Atlanta Falcons. He later was a member of the West Virginia Legislature. 1974 – A West Virginia State High School hurdles winner.    1975 ..

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1934 – An American Basketball player was born on the 25th day of April this year. He stands 6’1” and played as guard at Canisius College.     1956 – He was selected by the Rochester Royals in this year’s NBA Draft. He played a total of six seasons in the NBA — two for the Royals, ..

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1863 – Born in Cornwall – UK   1880 – He was a blacksmith   1897 – Fitzsimmons challenged for the world’s Heavyweight title. On March 17 of that year he became World Heavyweight champion, knocking out Jim Corbett in round 14. This constituted a remarkable achievement, as Corbett, a skilled boxer, weighed a stone ..

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American football defensive tackle   1925 – Born- June 5th – Bronx, NY            -He is the son of Arthur Donovan, a famed boxing referee, and the grandson of Professor Mike Donovan, the world middleweight boxing champion in the 1870’s.   1941 – High School- Mount St. Michael’s High School, Bronx, NY     1942-43 ..

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    American Boxer     1878 – Born in Galveston, Texas, USA on the 31st of March.     1908 – 1915 – The first Black American World Champion.   1908 – He defeated the Canadian Tommy Burns at Sydney. His win provoked violent racial prejudice, and a ‘Great White Hope’ was sought to ..

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1875 – born – April 15th, in Carroll, Ohio, USA.   He received his nickname because he worked in a boiler factory. He trained as sparring partner to ‘Gentleman’ Jim Corbett.   1899 –  Won the world heavyweight championship by knocking out Bob Fitzsimmons in 11 rounds.   Jeffries stood 6 ft 3 in tall and ..

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1968 – Born February 3 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.            – Retired professional ice hockey defenseman.   1985-1991 – Played with Sparta Praha and Dukla Jihlava.            – He competed at the 1986 European Junior Championships and was selected to the tournament all-star team.          – Chosen 77th overall in ..

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World Heavy weight Boxing Champion- 1915-1919     Born- 1881 in St. Clere, Kansas in rural Pottawatomie County   A working cowboy. He did not begin boxing until he was 28 years old.   1909-1910- Despite his late start, Jess Willard proved successful as a boxer, defeating top-ranked opponents to earn a chance to fight for ..

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1995 – Won two matches in World Championship Wrestling against Mr. JL and Disco Inferno. 1997 – Created a violent match at at ECW’s Born To Be Wired event. 2000-2001 – Had a successful run in California’s XPW that brought him back into the national spotlight after being sued by Paul Heyman for breach of ..

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1980 – Born March 21, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. A Brazilian football player also known as Ronaldinho which means "little Ronaldo" in Portugese.   2003 – He signed a 18 million contract with FC Barcelona.   2004 – 2006 – He was awarded as FIFA World Player of the Year for two consecutive years, European ..

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