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This man wins the 100 metre dash at the Berlin Olympics, the first of four gold medals he would win at the games.
1936
Jesse Owens
90.2%
Ralph Metcalfe
1.4%
Carl Lewis
5.6%
Luz Long
0.7%
The Basketball Association of America and the National Basketball League finalize the merger that would create the ______.
1949
National Basketball Association
88.8%
American Basketball Association
5.4%
Central Basketball Association
0.8%
United Basketball League
1.5%
This popular American businesswoman and publisher, who was convicted of charges in 2004 related to the ImClone stock trading case, is born.
1941
Martha Stewart
86.2%
Paula Deen
4.9%
Ina Garten
3.4%
Rachael Ray
2.7%
The Firestone Tire and ______ Company is founded.
1900
Rubber
82.5%
Rims
3.7%
Racing
3.2%
Auto
10.5%
Major League Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis confirms the ban of eight Chicago ______ players, the day after they were acquitted by a Chicago court.
1921
White Sox
70.7%
Bears
6.7%
Cubs
19.2%
Blackhawks
2.2%
Tandy Corporation announces the TRS-80, one of the world's first mass-produced personal ______.
1977
Computers
64.5%
Calculators
22.6%
Telephones
5.3%
Radios
3.5%
Niger gains independence from this European country.
1960
France
59.8%
Belgium
17.4%
Germany
3.4%
United Kingdom
15.7%

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