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 - Operation Deliberate Force
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By US Army (dodmedia.osd.mil) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

1995: During the Bosnian War, NATO launches Operation Deliberate Force against Bosnian Serb forces, which had threatened and attacked United Nations-designated "safe areas" in Bosnia.

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