On this day: November 8

Published On: Nov 08 2012 12:52:55 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 08 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

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

OTD November 8 - Morley Safer
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1931: Journalist Morley Safer, best known for his long tenure on the newsmagazine "60 Minutes," is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


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