On this day: August 30

Published On: Aug 29 2012 03:42:57 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 30 2013 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 - Robert Parish
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U.S. Marine Corps

1953: Basketball Hall of Fame center Robert Parish, who won three NBA titles with the Boston Celtics in the 1980s and another as a member of the Chicago Bulls in 1997, is born in Shreveport, Louisiana. Parish, who also played for the Golden State Warriors and Charlotte Hornets in a career that lasted 21 seasons, holds the NBA record for most career regular season games played with 1,611.

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