History Blog

August 8

Happy Birthday RIP Esther Williams(1921–2013) ; Richard Anderson–91 Lonnie Melvin Tillis–85 Donald P. Bellisario–82 Dustin Hoffman–80 Concetta Ingolia(“Connie Stevens”)–79 Larry Wilcox–70 Keith Carradine–68 Donald Most–64 Joshua “J.C.” Chasez–41 Jackie Cruz–31 ; 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