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Today in History for September 8th

September 8, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Galveston hurricane kills thousands; President Gerald Ford pardons Richard Nixon; Nazis begin Leningrad siege during World War II; Comedian Sid Caesar born; Original 'Star Trek' premieres on TV. (Sept. 8)

AP Analysis: WH Counsel Talks to Mueller Team

August 20, 2018

President Donald Trump insists that his White House counsel isn't a "RAT" like the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon, and he is blasting the ongoing Russia investigation as "McCarthyism." (Aug. 20)

Today in History for August 9th

August 9, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. drops an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan; President Richard Nixon resigns; Charles Manson cult murders actress Sharon Tate and four others; Singer Whitney Houston born; Musician Jerry Garcia dies. (Aug. 9)

Today in History for August 8th

August 8, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: President Richard Nixon says he'll resign; Thieves stage Britain's 'Great Train Robbery'; Nazi saboteurs in the U.S. executed during World War II; Mexico's Emiliano Zapata and actor Dustin Hoffman born. (Aug. 8)

Today in History for July 27th

July 27, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: An armistice ends the Korean War; A House panel votes to impeach President Richard Nixon; A pipe bomb explodes at the Atlanta Olympics; The deposed Shah of Iran and comedian Bob Hope die. (July 27)

Today in History for July 15th

July 17, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: President Richard Nixon announces his breakthrough trip to China; Fashion designer Gianni Versace slain; Aerospace giant Boeing founded; Dutch painter Rembrandt born. (July 15)

Today in History for July 16th

July 16, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Test of the world's first nuclear weapon; President Richard Nixon's White House taping system revealed; John F. Kennedy, Jr., his wife and her sister die in a plane crash; Apollo 11 lifts off for Moon. (July 16)

Today in History for May 22nd

May 22, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy sign the 'Pact of Steel'; Richard Nixon is the first U.S. president to visit the Soviet Union; Actor Laurence Olivier born; Johnny Carson hosts his last 'Tonight Show.'

Today in History for April 22nd

April 22, 2018

On this day in history: Richard Nixon dies, Elian Gonzalez is seized by federal agents, the Oklahoma land rush begins and actor Jack Nicholson is born in Neptune, New Jersey. (April 22)

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