On This Day in Canada’s History (October 2)

Below is the major event that occurred in Canada’s history on this day, October 2:

  • 1906: The renowned Canadian world heavyweight boxing champion, Tommy Burns, achieved a memorable victory by knocking out his American challenger, ‘Fireman’ Jim Flynn, in a grueling 15-round bout. This remarkable event took place in the bustling city of Los Angeles, California, where Burns successfully defended his coveted title.

Credit: Wikipedia

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