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Answering questions like why do we celebrate Jesse Owens, when did Jesse Owens die, why did Jesse Owens die and more. James Cleveland “Jesse” Owens was an American track and field athlete and an icon in Olympic History. Known for his performance in the 1936 Berlin Olympic games his efforts stood out during a time where race and dominance were in question. Watch this cartoon for students as we share fun facts from the life of Jesse Owens here on FresBerg Cartoon.
Born: September 12, 1913, Oakville, Alabama, AL
Died: March 31, 1980, Tucson, AZ
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