Afro History Today in Afro History ! Jesse Owens wins 4 Gold Medals at Olympics in 1936 written by Marc Alexander August 9, 2019 African-American Jesse Owens on the podium after winning the long jump at the 1936 Summer Olympics (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Jesse Owens with Ralph Metcalfe at track and field tryouts at Randall’s Island Stadium in New York (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Jesse Owens shook racial stereotypes both with Nazis and segregationists in the USA at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Owens performing the long jump at the Olympics. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Jesse Owens of Ohio State University, breaks three world records and ties a fourth in 1935 !Today in Afro History ! Jesse Owens is named Secretary of The Illinois Athletic Commission in 1953 !Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is a new dadToday’s Afro Birthdays ! Olympic Gold Medalist, Jesse Owens ! Singer, Jennifer Hudson ! Singer, Barry White ! Singer, Ruben Studdard !Today in Afro History ! The Apollo Theater opens in Harlem in 1934 !Today in Afro History ! Ralph Bunche becomes the first Afro American Appointed to the State Department in 1944 ! Today in Afro History ! Jesse Owens wins 4 Gold Medals at Olympics in 1936 was last modified: July 29th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer, Whitney Houston ! NFL player, Deion Sanders ! Sprinter, Tyson Gay ! NBA player, Derek Fisher ! MLB player, Jason Heyward ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Author/Educator, Anna J. Cooper ! Heavyweight boxing champion, Riddick Bowe ! NBA player, John Starks ! Singer, Michael Bivins ! Singer, Aaron Hall ! Singer Patti Austin ! You may also like James Europe tribute, BAM R&B, Dylan tribute June 1, 2018 Childish Gambino drops powerful music video May 7, 2018 Diplo, Marshmello, Vince Staples and more to... April 18, 2018 Body Of Missing Rossmoor Woman Washes Ashore... June 29, 2018 R'n'B star Eric Benét to headline Australian/NZ... November 23, 2017 Today in Afro History ! Mobutu Sese... November 24, 2018 Dad’s "incredible" gift: taking his late son’s... May 23, 2018 Iranian Teen Detained Over Instagram Dance Videos July 8, 2018 The Rams have quickly become the NFL’s... April 11, 2018 Predicting the Browns’ first chance to erase... February 13, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.