Several curious tidbits that happened on this day in Mormon History
45 years ago today - Aug 08, 1974
U.S. President Richard M. Nixon announces his resignation, which was a result of the Watergate investigation, in which several Latter-day Saints played a significant role. Among those involved in the investigation was future member of the [Twelve] D. Todd Christofferson, law clerk to Judge John J. Sirica. Christofferson and Sirica were the first to hear the Nixon tapes, which ultimately brought about the president's resignation.