Back To Mobile Site

On this day: August 6

POSTED: 04:21 PM MDT Aug 03, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MDT Aug 06, 2013 

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.

OTD August 6 - Gonzalo Jimenez
1 / 42
Public domain

1538: Bogota, Colombia, is founded by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, a Spanish conquistador seeking the legendary golden city of El Dorado.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement

Trending Now On KRDO.com

Advertisement

E-News Registration