On this day: November 8

POSTED: 1:52 AM Nov 08 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 08 2015

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 - Bobby Bowden
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1929: College Football Hall of Fame coach Bobby Bowden, who coached the Florida State Seminoles from the 1976 to 2009 seasons, is born in Birmingham, Alabama. Bowden ranks second behind Joe Paterno for most career wins by a Division I FBS coach.


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