History Blog

August 8

Happy Birthday RIP Esther Williams(1921–2013) Richard Anderson(1926–2017) Lonnie Melvin Tillis(1932–2017) Donald P. Bellisario–84 Dustin Hoffman–82 Concetta Ingolia(“Connie Stevens”)–81 Larry Wilcox–72 Keith Carradine–70 Donald Most–66 Joshua “J.C.” Chasez–43 Jackie Cruz–33 ; 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