On this day: August 10

POSTED: 09:56 AM PDT Aug 07, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 09, 2016 

Magellan sets sail, "Candid Camera" moves to TV, the "Son of Sam" is arrested, and Michael Phelps earns his first gold in Beijing, all on this day.

OTD August 10 - Riddick Bowe
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1967: Boxer Riddick Bowe, a two-time world heavyweight champion, is born in Brooklyn, New York. Bowe was the first fighter to defeat Evander Holyfield, when he beat him in 1992 for the undisputed world heavyweight title, and became the first to knock Holyfield out when he beat him in their 1995 rematch. His professional record stands at 43-1-0, with his lone loss coming to Holyfield in 1993.


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