#March 8, 1971: Frank Sinatra photographs the fight of the century

It was described as “the Fight of the Century”: Muhammad Ali, who had been stripped of his World Heavyweight Championship and suspended from boxing for three years after refusing to serve in the Vietnam war, on this day, March 8 1971, took on Joe Frazier, the man who had taken his title, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Both fighters were undefeated and the event was broadcast live to an international television audience. It was also attended by countless of stars including Woody Allen, Diana Ross, Dustin Hoffman, Burt…

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#TodayInHistory – March 8

March 8 – Some Important Events on this day 1531 👉🏼 Henry VIII recognised as supreme head of Church in England by the Convocation of Canterbury 1867 👉🏼 British North America Act is passed in the House of Commons, serves as Canada’s constitution for more than 100 years 🇨🇦 1884 👉🏼 Suffragette Susan B. Anthony, a social reformer who played a pivotal role in the women’s suffrage movement, addresses U.S. House Judiciary Committee arguing for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote, 16 years after…

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