\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
September 17, 1996
Former VP Spiro Agnew dies of leukemia
Spiro T. Agnew, 39th Vice President of the United States, died of leukemia on September 17, 1996. Agnew resigned as VP during his second term in office as part of a plea-bargain when he was charged with bribery, conspiracy, and tax fraud.