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On this day in history, September 8th, which event occurred?

A. U.S. pilots cleared to bomb Hanoi-Haiphong area
B. United States nicknamed Uncle Sam
C. Thurgood Marshall confirmed as Supreme Court justice
D. President Ford pardons former President Nixon

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Answer: D, President Ford pardons former President Nixon

"On this day in 1974, President Gerald Ford, who assumed office on the heels of President Richard M. Nixon’s resignation, pardons his predecessor for his involvement in the Watergate scandal." Learn more.

Posted by FederalDaily Staff on Sep 08, 2016 at 11:38 AM


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