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This Day in History for September 8 – Ford Pardons Nixon and More

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Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1504 – Michelangelo’s ‘David’ is unveiled in Florence, Italy (More info)

1966 – The first ‘Star Trek’ series premieres on NBC (More info)

1974 – President Gerald Ford pardons former President Richard Nixon for any crimes committed while in office (More info)

1986 – ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ premieres to a national audience, beginning a run in syndication that would last 25 years (More info)

2003 – The Recording Industry Association of America begins suing individuals sharing copyrighted mp3 files (More info)

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