Return to Daily IQ 1972A White House conspiracyRichard Nixon and H. R. Haldeman discussed ways to obstruct the FBI's Watergate investigation. Revelation of this conversation spurred on Nixon's 1974 resignation. 1868 Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for an invention he called a ''Type-Writer.'' 1947 The Senate overrode President Truman's veto of the Taft-Hartley Act. 1969 Warren Burger was sworn in as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. 1992 Mobster John Gotti was sentenced to life in prison. 1995 Dr. Jonas Salk, the medical pioneer who developed the first polio vaccine, died. 2003 The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the University of Michigan's School of Law affirmative action policy. Yesterday Return to Daily IQ Tomorrow or choose another day: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Today's Birthday or select month and date: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Year by Year: 1900?2014 or enter a year: Enter a year: ?