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On this day: August 22

Published On: Aug 20 2012 05:42:29 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 22 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 - Ray Bradbury
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1920: Science fiction author Ray Bradbury, best known for books such as "Fahrenheit 451," "The Martian Chronicles" and "Something Wicked This Way Comes," is born in Waukegan, Ill. He's seen here in 1975.

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