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87 years ago today: Alabama native Jesse Owens wins 100-meter dash in Nazi-occupied Berlin during 1936 Olympics

Exactly 87 years ago today, Alabama native and legendary track and field athlete Jesse Owens began his crusade to win four gold medals in Adolf Hitler’s Germany during the Summer Olympics.

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On this day in 1819: Alabama’s first constitutional convention convenes in Huntsville

On the Fourth of July, Americans celebrated the Declaration of Independence from the English crown and the birth of the new Republic, but today, July 5, Alabamians have something further to celebrate: the anniversary of our state’s conception.