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This date in history 8-9-2021

Events that happened Aug. 9 through history.

1854: Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden” is published.

1936: Jesse Owens wins fourth gold medal in Berlin Olympics.

1945: Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki.

1969: Charles Manson cult kills five.

1974: Gerald Ford takes over presidency.

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