On this day: August 30

POSTED: 02:42 PM MDT Aug 29, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MDT Aug 30, 2016 

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 - Wes Craven
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2015: Film director Wes Craven, best known for "A Nightmare on Elm Street" and the "Scream" film franchise, dies of brain cancer at the age of 76 in Los Angeles.


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