December 13, 1913 is the Birthday of Archie Moore

December 13, 1913, is the birthday of St. Louis boxer Archie Moore. He scored 131 knockouts in 27 years and held the heavyweight title from 1952 to 1962.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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