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 - Peggy Lipton
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By ABC Television [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

1946: Actress Peggy Lipton, best known for the TV series "The Mod Squad" and "Twin Peaks," is born in New York City. She's seen here in 1968 in a promotional photo for "The Mod Squad."

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