On this day: August 6

Published On: Aug 03 2012 05:21:18 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 06 2016 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 - Monica Lewinsky
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1998: Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky testifies before independent counsel Kenneth Starr's grand jury for more than eight hours about her relationship with President Bill Clinton. She would return for more testimony on Aug. 20, 1998.

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