On this day: November 8

Published On: Nov 08 2012 12:52:55 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 08 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

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 - Bil Keane
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2011: Cartoonist Bil Keane, best known as the creator of the long-running newspaper comic "The Family Circus," dies from congestive heart failure at the age of 89 in Paradise Valley, Arizona.

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