On this day: August 1

Published: Jul 31 2012 11:47:47 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 01 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT
Adolf Hitler, 1936 Olympics Berlin

Oxygen is discovered, Adolf Hitler presides over the opening of the Olympics, a new superhero is introduced, tragedy strikes the University of Texas, and a new all-music TV network debuts, all on this day.