ON THIS DAY - August 8th:

1876 - Thomas Edison patents mimeograph
1968 - Republican convention in Miami Beach nominates Richard Nixon for president
1974 - US President Richard Nixon announces he'll resign his office 12PM Aug 9

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1932 - Mel Tillis, Pahokee Fl, country singer
1937 - Dustin Hoffman, LA, actor (Graduate, Tootsie, Kramer vs Kramer)

GOODBYE TO:

1984 - Richard Deacon, actor (Mel Cooley-Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 62

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