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

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.

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1991: Journalist Harry Reasoner, a founder of the "60 Minutes" new program, dies at the age of 68 from a blood clot in the brain received from a fall at his home in Westport, Connecticut.

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