Henry Armstrong

Henry Armstrong (HM90S)

Location: Columbus, MS 39705 Lowndes County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 31.481', W 88° 27.314'

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Henry Armstrong, born Henry Jackson in this area in 1912, began his professional boxing career in 1931. Armstrong became the only boxer to hold world titles simultaneously in three weight divisions. He was named boxer of the year in 1937 and 1938 and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990. He appeared in three movies and wrote two books. Known as "Hurricane Hank," Armstrong amassed a record of 151-21-9 with 101 knockouts. He retired in 1945 and died October 24, 1988.
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HM NumberHM90S
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 5:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 364862 N 3710403
Decimal Degrees33.52468333, -88.45523333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 31.481', W 88° 27.314'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 31' 28.86" N, 88° 27' 18.84" W
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Area Code(s)662
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1889-1995 Waverly Ferry Rd, Columbus MS 39705, US
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