On this day: August 6

POSTED: 05:21 PM CDT Aug 03, 2012    UPDATED: 01:00 AM CDT Aug 06, 2014 
Hiroshima atomic bomb aftermath

The electric chair is used for the first time, a TV great and pop art legend share a birthday, America drops the A-bomb on Hiroshima, and the country's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice is confirmed, all on this day.