(Original Caption) 6/5/1954-Oxford, England: Mouth wide open gasping in air, with every tendon tight as a fiddle string, 24-year-old English medical student Roger Bannister is shown here breasting the tape and crashing his way into athletic history by completing the mile in 3 minutes 59.4 seconds at Oxford. He is the first man in history to run the mile and demolish the four minute barrier. BPA2 #1916
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May 13th, 2020
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