On this day: August 1

POSTED: 9:47 PM Jul 31 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Aug 01 2013

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.

OTD August 1 - Jason Momoa
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Lionsgate

1979: Actor Jason Momoa, best known for his roles on the TV series "Game of Thrones" and "Stargate: Atlantis" and the 2011 movie remake "Conan the Barbarian," is born in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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