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Today in sports history: June 19
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Today in sports history: June 19

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In 1936, German heavyweight boxer Max Schmeling knocks out previously unbeaten Joe Louis in the 12th round. Schmeling’s victory sets off a propaganda war between the Nazi regime and the United States on the eve of World War II. See more sports moments from this date:

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