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November 8th is the 312th day of the year (313th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 53 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about November 8th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on November 8th
8 Nerva (Roman Emperor 96-98)
1656 Edmon Halley (astronomer - named Halley's comet)
1836 Milton Bradley (games manufacturer)
1847 Bram Stoker (author - Dracula)
1900 Margaret Mitchell (author - Gone with the Wind)
1922 Christian Barnard (surgeon)
1923 Jack Kilby (electrical engineer - co-created the first integrated circuit, invented handheld calculator and thermal printer)
1943 Martin Peters (soccer player)
1949 Bonnie Raitt (singer)
1956 Richard Curtis (screenwriter, actor, film director/producer)
1957 Alan Curbishley (soccer player and manager)
1960 Michael Nyqvist (actor)
1966 Gordon Ramsey (chef, TV personality, restaurateur)
1968 Parker Posey (actress)
1975 Tara Reid (actress)
1981 Joe Cole (soccer player)
November 8th in History
1889 Montana admitted as the 41st US state.
1895 Wilhelm Röntgen discovers X-rays.
1957 UK conducts its first hydrogen bomb test.
1965 Death penalty for murder abolished in the UK.
1966 US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs an anti-Trust exemption, allowing the National Football League to merge with the American Football League.
2002 UN Security Council passes Resolution 1441 requiring Iraq to disarm or face "serious consequences".
November 8th is also
People born on November 8th are Scorpio
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