On this day: August 22

Published On: Aug 20 2012 05:42:29 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 22 2014 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 - Norman Schwarzkopf
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U.S. Army

1934: U.S. Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, who was commander of the Coalition Forces in the Gulf War of 1991, is born in Trenton, New Jersey. He died from complications of pneumonia at age 78 on Dec. 27, 2012.

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