09/08/1936 Owens wins fourth gold medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics
Jesse Owens Wins Olympic Gold - 1936 | Today In History | 4 Aug 17
Jesse Owens - 1936 Olympics
At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, Owens achieved international fame by winning four gold medals: 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump, and 4 × 100 meter relay. He was the most successful athlete at the Games and, as a black man, was credited with "single-handedly crushing Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy".
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