Home » Blog » Black History » Black History Sports » This Day In Black History: September 8 This Day In Black History: September 8 September 8, 2018 AK Rose 0 Black History, Black History Sports, Althea Gibson became the first African-American woman to win a US national tennis championship. Source: https://blackthen.com/%E2%80%8Bseptember-8-1957-althea-gibson-makes-tennis-history/ Tweet Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Tags: Black History, Tennis Previous: This Day In Black History: September 7 Next: Special Report: Racism at State of Connecticut Agencies Related posts Today in Black History – Condoleezza Rice was born Today in Black History - Condoleezza Rice was born Today in Black History – Nat Turner Executed from Black Facts Nate Turner Executed Source: Blackfacts.com - Nat Turner Executed. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.