DARC Ethiophile Chronicles
On this day
A giant of African descent was born. May 13, 1914 Joseph Louis Barrow ("Joe Louis") was born on this day. Born Joseph Louis Barrow on May 13, 1914 in Lafayette, Alabama Joe Lewis went on to become the heavyweight champion of the world. Known as the Brown Bomber, Louis held the belt for nearly 12 years, a boxing record, and posted 25 successful title defenses.