On this day: August 22

POSTED: 4:42 PM Aug 20 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Aug 22 2013

Teddy Roosevelt goes for a historic ride, tennis player Althea Gibson breaks racial barriers, The Supremes hit No. 1 for the first time, and Nolan Ryan notches his 5,000 career strikeout, all on this day.

OTD August 22 - Claude Debussy
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1862: Composer Claude Debussy, one of the most prominent figures associated with Impressionist music, is born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France.

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