‘Nixon resigns’ | Enquirer historic front pages from August 9

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Take a look back at history through the front pages of The Cincinnati Enquirer. Every day we look at 10 pages that show the local, national and international headlines.

Today’s pages cover news reported in The Enquirer on August 9 in years ranging from 1945 to 2009. Headlines include President Richard Nixon resigning over the Watergate scandal in 1974, the second atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, in 1945 and the short tragic life of little Patrick Kennedy, President John F. Kenendy’s newborn son, in 1963.

Check out more editions of Today in History at Cincinnati.com. Get full access to more than 180 years of The Enquirer’s print archives at Newspapers.com.

Aug. 9, 1945

09 Aug 1945, Thu The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 9, 1958

09 Aug 1958, Sat The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 9, 1961

09 Aug 1961, Wed The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 9, 1963

09 Aug 1963, Fri The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 9, 1967

09 Aug 1967, Wed The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 9, 1973

09 Aug 1973, Thu The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 9, 1974

09 Aug 1974, Fri The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 9, 1984

09 Aug 1984, Thu The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 9, 1990

09 Aug 1990, Thu The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 9, 2009

09 Aug 2009, Sun The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

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