On this day: August 18

Published On: Jul 18 2014 02:41:33 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 18 2015 01:00:00 AM CDT

Genghis Khan dies, American women win the right to vote, Elvis Presley scores his second No. 1 hit, and Jimi Hendrix closes down Woodstock, all on this day.

OTD August 18 - Don Pardo
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2014: Longtime "Saturday Night Live" announcer Don Pardo dies in his sleep at the age of 96 in Tucson, Arizona. Pardo had served as announcer for "SNL" since the show's 1975 debut and had a radio and TV announcing career that spanned more than seven decades. He was also the announcer for early incarnations of such shows as "The Price Is Right," "Jeopardy!" and "NBC Nightly News."

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