This day in history August 8, 2019
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Started by metmike - Aug. 8, 2019, 11:46 p.m.

Read and learn about history. Pick out a good one.

1974 – President 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.

2007 – An EF2 tornado touches down in Kings County and Richmond County, New York, the most powerful tornado in New York to date and the first in Brooklyn since 1889.

2010China Floods: A mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China, kills more than 1,400 people.

                Worst floods in World History/US rain records    

By carlberky - Aug. 9, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
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2008 – The 29th Olympic Games opened in Beijing, China.

You and Me is the theme song for the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, People's Republic of China, which was performed in the opening ceremony of the Olympics by Liu Huan and Sarah Brightman.