As per our current Database, Emile Griffith has been died on Jul 23, 2013 (age 75).
When Emile Griffith die, Emile Griffith was 75 years old.
|Popular As||Emile Griffith|
|Age||75 years old|
|Born||February 3, 1938 (Saint Thomas, VI)|
|Town/City||Saint Thomas, VI|
Emile Griffith’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Emile Griffith was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.
Former professional boxer, champion in the welterweight and middleweight divisions.
He never dreamed of being a boxer; instead, he was discovered by accident while working at a hat factory.
During a 1962 title match against Benny Paret, he KO'd him for calling him a homosexual. Paret never woke up, and died 10 days after the fight.
He was born in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.
He and Muhammad Ali were both inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame during its inaugural year, 1990.