On this day: August 30

Published On: Aug 29 2012 03:42:57 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 30 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The vacuum is invented, Ty Cobb makes his major-league debut, Bob Dylan releases "Highway 61 Revisited," and Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first black justice on the Supreme Court, all on this day.

OTD August 30 - Cameron Diaz
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1972: Actress Cameron Diaz, best known for movies such as "The Mask," "There's Something About Mary," "Shrek," Charlie's Angels," "Being John Malkovich" and "Gangs of New York," is born in San Diego, California.

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