On this day: August 30

POSTED: 02:42 PM MDT Aug 29, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MDT Aug 30, 2013 
Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall

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.