The Daily News | August 8

German Luftwaffe began daylight raids on Britain, 1940
Russia declared war on Japan, 1945
Richard Nixon got Republican Presidential Nomination, 1968
Montenegro declared war on Germany, 1914
Mimeograph patented (Edison - Menlo Park, New Jersey), 1876
Richard Nixon announced resignation, 1974
First official visit by a US president to Indians of the West, 1883
The Great Train Robbery ($7,368,000), 1963
First steam-powered locomotive (Stourbridge Lion) operated in US, 1829
Pioneer Venus Multiprobe (US) launched, 1978
General Eisenhower given command of Allied invasion of North Africa, 1942
First night game held at Wrigley Field, 1988