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Winner of two 2013 Emmy Awards from the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

Today in Georgia History
is a joint collaboration of the Georgia Historical Society & Georgia Public Broadcasting.

heavyweight

March 07, 1951

Ezzard Charles

The heavyweight boxing champion called the "Cincinnati Cobra" was actually a Georgia native.

Ezzard Charles was born in Lawrenceville in 1921 and mo...