On this day: August 22

POSTED: 03:42 PM PDT Aug 20, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 21, 2014 

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 - 10 Commandments
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2003: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore is suspended after refusing to comply with a federal court order to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the lobby of the Alabama Supreme Court building.

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