History Blog

August 8

Happy Birthday RIP Esther Williams(1921–2013) Richard Anderson(1926–2017) Lonnie Melvin Tillis(1932–2017) ; Donald P. Bellisario–86 Dustin Hoffman–84 Concetta Ingolia(“Connie Stevens”)–83 Larry Wilcox–74 Keith Carradine–72 Donald Most–68 Joshua “J.C.” Chasez–45 Jackie Cruz–37 ; 1876 – Thomas Edison receives a patent for his mimeograph ; 1974 – Richard Nixon, in a nationwide television address, announces his resignation from the office of the President of the United States effective noon the next day