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Black Fact of the Day: Sunday August 9, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
By Sentinel News Service
Published August 9, 2020

Jesse Owens of Ohio State University dashes the furlong in 20.3 seconds at the Big Ten Western Conference track meet in Ann Arbor, Mich., May 25, 1935. In what is acknowledged as the greatest single day by any track and field athlete, Owens broke five world records and tied another within the span of 45 minutes. (AP Photo)

August 9: Jesse Owens won his 4th gold medal at the Berlin Olympics, making him the first man to do so, 1936

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