Benny Leonard was born on April 7, 1896 in New York City, New York. He won the World Lightweight Title on May 28, 1917 from Freddie Welsh. He retired after losing to Jimmy McLarnin on October 7, 1932 with a final record of 180-21-6 with 6 no decisions and 69 KO's. Presented here is an annoucement for a surprise birthday party for Benny Leonard in 1919. This annoucement for Benny Leonard's surprise birthday party is 5" x 5 3/4." The corners are slightly soft and there is some wear along the left side. There is some light soiling along the right side of the invitation. There is a horizontal crease in the lower half. No rips or tears.