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On this day: August 6

Published On: Aug 03 2012 05:21:18 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 06 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

The electric chair is used for the first time, a TV great and pop art legend share a birthday, America drops the A-bomb on Hiroshima, and the country's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice is confirmed, all on this day.

OTD August 6 - Norwich University
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Norwich University

1819: Norwich University is founded in Vermont as the first private military school in the United States. The school is recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense as the "birthplace of the ROTC."

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