On this day: August 1

POSTED: 10:47 PM CDT Jul 31, 2012    UPDATED: 01:00 AM CDT Aug 01, 2013 
Adolf Hitler, 1936 Olympics Berlin

Oxygen is discovered, Adolf Hitler presides over the opening of the Olympics, a new superhero is introduced, tragedy strikes the University of Texas, and a new all-music TV network debuts, all on this day.