On this day: November 9

POSTED: 07:01 PM PST Nov 08, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 08, 2015 

Pilgrims on the Mayflower spot land, Jack the Ripper kills for the last time, the PGA integrates, Rolling Stone magazine debuts, and the Berlin Wall begins to fall, all on this day.

OTD November 9 - Spiro Agnew
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1918: Spiro Agnew, who would become the 39th vice president of the United States under President Richard Nixon in 1969, is born in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1973, Agnew would resign after pleading no contest to a federal income tax evasion charge, making him the only vice president in United States history to resign because of criminal charges. Agnew died of leukemia at age 77 on Sept. 17, 1996.


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