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 - Milton Bradley
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1836: Milton Bradley, credited by many with launching the board game industry in North America with the Milton Bradley Company, the maker of Battleship, Connect Four, Yahtzee and other games, is born in Vienna, Maine.


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