April 15, 1957

“I take pride in everything I do. I don’t want to be handed anything. I want to earn it.” Evelyn Ashford

Evelyn Ashford American Track and Field Olympic Athlete is born.

Evelyn Ashford is an American retired track and field athlete, the 1984 Olympic champion in the 100-meter dash. She ran under the 11-second barrier over 30 times and was the first to run under 11 seconds in an Olympic Games

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