Republican presidential candidate Richard Nixon, waving right, and his running mate Spiro Agnew react to cheers from the podium during the Republican National Convention at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Florida, Aug. 8, 1968.  (AP Photo)

Today in History: August 8

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Today is Monday, Aug. 8, the 221st day of 2016. There are 145 days left in the year.