8 September It Happened Today

1157   Birth of King Richard I of England.

1760  French forces at Montreal surrender to the British.

1841  Birth of Czech composer Anton Dvorak.

1925  Birth of English comedy actor Peter Sellers.

1974  President Gerald Ford pardons former president Richard Nixon over the Watergate affair.

1990 Delegates from North and South Korea meet for the first talks in over 40 years on the border between the two countries.

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