Today in History:
1923: Clarinetist Benny Goodman got his first professional job as a band leader on a Chicago excursion boat. He was 14 years old.
1974: President Richard Nixon announced he would resign following new damaging revelations in the Watergate scandal.
1994: Israel and Jordan opened the first road link between the two once-warring countries.
Birthday Verse of the Day:
Zechariah 8:8 NIV = ...they will be my people, and I will be faithful and righteous to them as their God.”