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 - Victrola
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Library of Congress

1906: The Victor Talking Machine Company of Camden, New Jersey, begins to manufacture the Victrola. The hand-cranked unit, with horn cabinet, sold for $200.

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