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Notable Historical Events for November 8th

1981Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

1939Failed assassination attempt on Hitler in Burgerbraukeller, Munich

1892Grover Cleveland (D) elected 24th US President

1974Ted Bundy victim Debi Kent disappears in Salt Lake City, Utah

1895Wilhelm Röntgen observes X-rays for the first time during an experiment at Würzburg University, Germany

1966President Lyndon B. Johnson signs anti-trust immunity to AFL-NFL merger

1864Abraham Lincoln (R) elected to his 2nd term as American President

1960JFK (Sen-D-Mass) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) to become 35th US president

1964Mickey Wright wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open

1731In Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin opens 1st US library

November 8th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on November 8th

1927Patti Page, [Clara Ann Fowler], Claremont Ok, singer (Tennessee Waltz), (d. 2012)

1847Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula)

1923Jack Kilby, Jefferson City, Missouri, electrical engineer and Nobel laureate (handheld calculator, integrated circuit), (d. 2005)

1900Margaret Mitchell, Atlanta, Georgia, author (Gone With the Wind), (d. 1949)

1431vlad III the Impaler, Wallachian prince (d. 1476)

30Nerva, Narni, Roman Emperor (96-98)

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Notable Weddings on November 8th

1975NBA legend Larry Bird (18) weds highschool sweetheart Janet Condra

1985Author Ken Follett (36) weds politician Barbara Hubbard (42)

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Notable Deaths on November 8th

1674John Milton, English poet (Paradise Lost), dies at 65

1983Betty Nuthall, English tennis player, dies at 72

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