On this day: November 8

POSTED: 11:52 PM MST Nov 07, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MST Nov 08, 2013 

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 - Margaret Mitchell
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Library of Congress

1900: Author Margaret Mitchell, best known for writing the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "Gone with the Wind," is born in Atlanta, Georgia. She died at age 48 on Aug. 16, 1949, five days after being struck by a car while crossing the street with her husband.

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