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 - Denazification
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1945: The Allied Control Council, which governed Germany after World War II, comes into being. The council issued a substantial number of laws, directives, orders and proclamations dealing with the abolition of Nazi laws and organizations, and the demilitarization and denazification of the country.

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