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Interesting Facts of November 8th

  1. 1. Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovered X-rays on November 8, 1895 while experimenting with electron beams, leading to a revolutionary advancement in medical diagnostics.
  2. 2. November 8, 1923, marks the day of the failed Beer Hall Putsch, Adolf Hitler's early attempt at seizing power in Munich, Germany, which resulted in his arrest and the temporary setback of the Nazi Party.
  3. 3. On November 8, 1960, John F. Kennedy won the U.S. presidential election over Richard Nixon, becoming the 35th President of the United States and the youngest ever elected at the time.
  4. 4. In 2016, Donald J. Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States on November 8, in a surprising victory against Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.