On this day: November 8

POSTED: 1:52 AM Nov 08 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 08 2013

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 - John Milton
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1674: English poet John Milton, best known for his epic poem "Paradise Lost," dies of kidney failure at the age of 65 in London, England.

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