On this day: August 8

Published On: Aug 06 2012 06:25:51 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 08 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

Napoleon goes into exile, Wrigley gets lights, the "Dream Team" clinches gold in Barcelona, and the United States' debt rating takes a hit, all on this day.

OTD August 8 - Convair B-36 Peacemaker
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U.S. Air Force

1946: The Convair B-36, the world's first mass-produce nuclear weapon delivery vehicle, flies for the first time.

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