On This Day

July 27

On This Day. 1965: President Lyndon Johnson signed a bill requiring cigarette makers to print health warnings on all cigarette packages.

On This Day. 1967: President Lyndon Johnson appointed the Kerner Commission to investigate the causes of racial turmoil in the United States.

On This Day. 1974: President Richard Nixon was charged with three counts of impeachment in the Watergate scandal. He resigned two weeks later. Nixon was accused of obstructing justice after he refused to release tape recordings concerning the Watergate break in and cover up.

Quote of the Day

“Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped.”  -Calvin Coolidge

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1974: Impeachment Charges Against Nixon...

                                             

                                                                    

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