Today in History - July 13

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Tuesday, Jul 13 2010 by

1923 – The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles. It originally reads “Hollywoodland ” but the four last letters are dropped after renovation in 1949.

Holywood Sign (StreetView)
Holywood Sign

1973 – Alexander Butterfield reveals the existence of the Nixon tapes to the special Senate committee investigating the Watergate break in.

Watergate Hotel (Birds Eye)
Watergate Hotel