(World Cat-Day, also known as Internation Cat-Day, is celebrated throughout the world on August 08, 2013. It was founded in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and other animal rights groups.)
ABC Family’s ‘Shadowhunters’ Casts Stephanie Bennett as Lydia Branwell (Exclusive)
Lydia is described as a beautiful, no-nonsense young Shadowhunter who
is an abrasive “badass.” She has known terrible loss in her life, and
she has become driven and harsh as a result — but under her hard shell
lies considerable vulnerability. (x)
August 8, 1974 : Richard Nixon Resigns From Presidency
On this day in 1974, in a radio and television broadcast from the Oval Office, Richard Nixon announced that he was resigning as President of the United States. His decision arose from the near-certain threat of impeachment following the Watergate Scandal. Gerald Ford, his successor, granted him a full pardon, but over 70 others were convicted of crimes.