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Notable Historical Events for November 8th

1961Whitey Ford is voted Cy Young Award winner over Warren Spahn

1981Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

1701William Penn presents Charter of Priviliges

1838Victor Hugo's "Ruy Blas" premieres in Paris

1939Failed assassination attempt on Hitler in Burgerbraukeller, Munich

1942Hitler proclaims fall of Stalingrad from Munich beer hall

1960JFK (Sen-D-Mass) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) to become 35th US president

1951NY Yankee Catcher Yogi Berra wins 1st of his 3 MVP awards

1923Hitler stages unsuccessful "Beer Hall Putsch" in Muenchen (Munich)

1932Franklin Roosevelt (D) elected 32nd President for 1st time

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Notable Birthdays on November 8th

1927Patti Page, [Clara Ann Fowler], Claremont Ok, singer (Tennessee Waltz), (d. 2012)

1431vlad III the Impaler, Wallachian prince (d. 1476)

1923Jack Kilby, Jefferson City, Missouri, electrical engineer and Nobel laureate (handheld calculator, integrated circuit), (d. 2005)

1847Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula)

1900Margaret Mitchell, Atlanta, Georgia, author (Gone With the Wind), (d. 1949)

30Nerva, Narni, Roman Emperor (96-98)

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Notable Weddings on November 8th

1975NBA legend Larry Bird (18) weds highschool sweetheart Janet Condra

1985Author Ken Follett (36) weds politician Barbara Hubbard (42)

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Notable Deaths on November 8th

1887Doc Holliday, American gambler and gunfighter, dies at 36

1674John Milton, English poet (Paradise Lost), dies at 65

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