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June 23, 2017

On this date ...

1937: Two prisoners in the Clovis jail bet on the heavyweight fight between Joe Louis and Jim Braddock.

"... (H)aving no worldly possessions, (they) decided to bet their hair," the Clovis Evening News-Journal reported.

The loser h...



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