This Day in History

Happy November 8th!

Some things that happened today in history:

  • In 1895, Whilhelm Conrad Rontgen became the first person to observe x-rays.
  • In 1864, President Lincoln is reelected for his second term in office.
  • In 1960, President John F. Kennedy is elected president, making him the youngest man ever to be elected president to the United States. He was also the first Catholic to become president.
  • In 1793, after being a royal palace for more than two centuries, the Louvre Museum opened.
  • In 1900, Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With the Wind, is born.

Have a great day!


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