On this day: August 30

Published On: Aug 29 2012 04:42:57 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 30 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

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 - Highway 61 Revisited
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1965: The album "Highway 61 Revisited" by Bob Dylan is released. The album, which features "Like a Rolling Stone," was Dylan's first backed almost entirely by an electric rock band, except for the closing 11-minute acoustic song, "Desolation Row."


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