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Then and Now

 

 

 

06 October 1914

World War I- No historical events recorded.

Jessie Owens, was the first American in the history of Olympic Track and Field to win four gold medals in a single Olympics. He was also never invited to the USA White House.

 

 

 

 

06 October 2008

Usain Bolt, representing Jamaica, became the first man to win all three events at a single Olympics since Carl Lewis in 1984 and set world records in all three at a single Olympics. His name and achievements in sprinting have earned him the media nickname “‘Lightning’ Bolt”.”