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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 - Cy Young
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1890: Cy Young earns his first major league victory, winning in his debut for the Cleveland Spiders. He would accumulate 510 more over the course of his career.

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