Nixon Trivia

Richard Nixon, who resigned on August 9, is the only U.S. president to quit the post.

This week's trivia is a true test for the bravest history buffs out there. It's easy to remember historical facts grouped together by category or event, but what about a random assortment of things that happened over the course of the same 7 days throughout time?

Turns out, this particular week has been a pretty eventful one in history, with multiple notable events taking place over the years. Test you knowledge of mid-August historical events below.

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Matthew Clough is The Post and Courier's digital news producer. He joined the team in 2017 after graduating from the University of Kansas with degrees in journalism and English. He previously worked as an editor at The Kansas City Star.