Henry armstrong, active from 1931 to 1945, won the featherweight, welterweight, and lightweight world titles, in that order, in a day when. Charles armstrong appeals the summary dismissal of his second a jury found charles henry armstrong guilty of second-degree murder in. Henry jackson jr, better known as henry armstrong, was born on december 12, 1912, in columbus, mississippi to a sharecropper of black, indian and irish.
Thomas henry armstrong is a minor entry in this article edmund la touche armstrong (1864-1946), librarian, was born on 12 august 1864 at herne hill,. Henry armstrong was born on december 12, 1912 in columbus, mississippi, usa as henry jackson he was an actor, known for keep punching (1939), joe. Henry armstrong, the first boxer to hold three world titles armstrong's first title was the featherweight championship in oct 1937 his second. Profile on henry armstrong, triple crown terror and all time great of the boxing ring.
Henry armstrong, a 5-foot-5½ buzzsaw, accomplished what no fighter before or since has ever been able to do -- he simultaneously held three world titles. Henry armstrong studied at the royal college of chemistry from 1865-7 and spent his subsequent career as an organic chemist at the central. The august 27, 1943 battle of the legends came too late for henry armstrong, writes matt christie sugar ray robinson was in a dominant. Henry armstrong, original name henry jackson, (born december 12, 1912, columbus, mississippi, us—died october 24, 1988, los angeles, california),. Henry armstrong was the first boxer to hold simultaneous world championship titles in three different divisions: the featherweight, welterweight.
The henry armstrong foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization honoring the spirit and legacy of undisputed world triple champion boxer henry. Stirring ceremony, the french consul from chicago pinned the french legion of honor medal on command sergeant major henry armstrong. Legendary fighter henry armstrong, the only man to hold championship belts in three weight divisions simultaneously, is dead at 75armstrong. Henry armstrong 152, 21, 9 101 kos, 2 kos id#, 9018 role, boxer bouts, 182 rounds, 1158 kos, 55% status, inactive birth name, henry jackson. Ucla, library special collections, charles e young research library los angeles daily news negatives henry armstrong and his family, circa 1937.
This is one fight the champ can't win there weren't many foes that henry armstrong couldn't lick in the ring, but his body is betraying him now. Armstrong was dynamite in a small package he was a high pressure, non-stop fighter who threw punches from the beginning to the end of every round his goal . Here, we will show that it was the british chemist, henry armstrong, who pioneered this technique, calling it the heuristic method of instruction. Gloves, glory, and god: an autobiography [henry armstrong] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers.
Henry armstrong (1912-1988) became the first boxer in history to hold world titles in three separate weight classes at the same time after retiring from boxing,. Ranked by bert sugar as the second greatest fighter of all time, henry armstrong won over 150 fights in his career and was champion of three different divisions. Henry armstrong (born henry jackson, jr, 1912-1988) was a three-time undisputed world champion (winning the featherweight, welterweight and lightweight.