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 - Max Factor
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1938: Polish-American make-up artist and businessman Max Factor Sr., the founder of cosmetics giant Max Factor & Company, dies at age 66 in Beverly Hills, California. Born Maksymilian Faktorowicz, he largely developed the modern cosmetics industry and popularized the term "make-up" in noun form.

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