Lead Story
Nixon resigns, 1974
American Revolution
Morgan and Virginians arrive in Cambridge, 1775
Automotive
Land Rovers used in famous Great Train Robbery, 1963
Civil War
Lee offers resignation, 1863
Cold War
Truman signs United Nations Charter, 1945
Disaster
Fire traps 262 miners, 1956
General Interest
Emiliano Zapata born, 1879
German saboteurs executed in Washington, 1942
Hollywood
Spike Lee’s first feature, She’s Gotta Have It, premieres, 1986
Literary
Keats returns from walking tour, 1818
Music
Gangsta rap hits the mainstream with the release of N.W.A's Straight Outta Compton, 1988
Old West
General Nelson Miles is born, 1839
Presidential
Nixon resigns, 1974
Sports
Lights go on at Wrigley, 1988
Vietnam War
Nixon and Agnew receive the Republican Party nomination, 1968
Vice President Agnew under attack, 1973
Nixon announces that he will resign the Presidency, 1974
World War I
Battle of Amiens , 1918
World War II
Soviets declare war on Japan; invade Manchuria, 1945
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