On this day: November 8

Published On: Nov 08 2012 12:52:55 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 08 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Gunslinger Doc Holliday dies, the X-ray is discovered by accident, John F. Kennedy is elected president, and the Florida recount begins, all on this day.

OTD November 8 - Leif Garrett
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1961: Singer and actor Leif Garrett, who found fame in the late 1970s as a teen idol but received much publicity later in life for his drug abuse and legal troubles, is born under the birth name Leif Per Nervik in Hollywood, California.

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