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 - 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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