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Born on this Day in History: August 22, 1917 - John Lee Hooker was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi. As a blues singer and guitarist, he began his career in Detroit in 1948 with the release of "Boogie Chillun," the biggest of his several hit records. He toured continually, and among "deep blues" artists enjoyed an unusually successful career, appearing in concerts and on recordings with many of the leading figures in rock.
On this Day in History: August 22, 1950 - Officials of the United States Lawn Tennis Association (USLTA) accept Althea Gibson into their annual championship at Forest Hills, New York, making her the first African-American player to compete in a U.S. national tennis competition.