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A Boxing Legend Was Born Today!

By Usatrav5

If you guessed it was Cassius Clay, you are correct! He was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky.

A Boxing Legend Was Born Today!

Later, Cassius would change his name, history in boxing was made, and he went on to win Gold in the 1960 Rome Olympics . This great man is honored in Louisville, Kentucky at Muhammad Ali Center. Each year, the organization gives back to the community, and host the "I Am Ali" Festival in June that celebrates Cassius' life.

Plan Your Visit To Louisville

You can find several planning resources, including suggested itineraries, plus event schedules and more at the Louisville CVB website, and you can order a free Louisville Visitors Guide, and they have complimentary hotel booking service via 1-888-LOUISVILLE.

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