#318 Rocky Marciano / Lord Thomson of Fleet – 01 September 1923

Rocky Marciano

Rocky Marciano (September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969), born Rocco Francis Marchegiano, was an Italian-American boxer and the heavyweight champion of the world from September 23, 1952, to April 27, 1956. When he retired he became the only heavyweight champion to finish his career undefeated.

Kenneth Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet

Kenneth Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet (September 1, 1923 – June 12, 2006), in Canada known as Ken Thomson, was a Canadian businessman and art collector who, at the time of his death, was the richest person in Canada, and the ninth richest person in the world, according to Forbes.com, with assets of approximately US $17.9 billion.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky_Marciano
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenneth_Thomson,_2nd_Baron_Thomson_of_Fleet

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