On this day: August 6

Published On: Aug 03 2012 06:21:18 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 06 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT
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.