Jesse Owens


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Noun1.Jesse Owens - United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)Jesse Owens - United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)
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The story of Jesse Owens at the 1936 games is that of a high-profile athlete giving a performance that transcends sports.
1935: American athlete Jesse Owens set six world records within 45 minutes at Ann Arbor in Michigan.
Jesse Owens MAY 26 1703: Diarist Samuel Pepys died.
1935: American athlete Jesse Owens, below, set six world records within 45 minutes at Ann Arbor in Michigan.
1935 - Jesse Owens equals or breaks 6 world records in one hour
What if Jesse Owens had followed the advice given him by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and refused to compete at the 1936 Olympic Games?.
| 1980: Jesse Owens, winner of four Olympic golds in Berlin in 1936, died.
Black sprinter Jesse Owens was posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by President Bush.
MONACO (AFP) - American sprint legend Jesse Owens was among 12 athletics stars whose feats at lesser known stadiums were honored as part of a new initiative launched by track and field's governing body on Sunday.
1935: American athlete Jesse Owens (pictured) set six world records within 45 minutes at Ann Arbor in Michigan.
Embassy staff starred in a video series that discussed the 1936 Olympic Stadium where American sprinter Jesse Owens won four gold medals; two churches in East Berlin where Martin Luther King Jr.