Daily Archive: July 7, 2016

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Boxing

The first documented account of a bare-knuckle fight in England appeared in 1681 in the London Protestant Mercury, and the first English bare-knuckle champion was James Figg in 1719. This is also the time...

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Syd Barrett

Roger “Syd” Barrett died ten years ago today of pancreatic cancer on July 7, 2006 at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, England, but his legacy lives on in the acknowledgement of his increasing influence over...