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 - Bobby Bowden
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1929: College football coach Bobby Bowden, who holds the NCAA record for most career wins and bowl wins by a Division I FBS coach and who coached the Florida State Seminoles from the 1976 to 2009 seasons, is born in Birmingham, Alabama.

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