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 - 1892 election
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1892: Former President Grover Cleveland beats incumbent President Benjamin Harrison in a rematch of the closely contested 1888 election, becoming the only president to win non-consecutive terms in the White House.

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