November 8 in History
1602November 8, 1602:
The University of Oxford’s main research library, the Bodleian Library is opened.
1837November 8, 1837:
Mount Holyoke College opens in Massachusetts as the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, making it one of the first all-female institutions of higher education in the United States.
1895November 8, 1895:
German mechanical engineer and physicist Wilhelm Röntgen discovers X-rays.
1951November 8, 1951:
Baseball player Yogi Berra is named the American League’s Most Valuable Player.
1956November 8, 1956:
The Arent-Roland, a comet exceptional for its second tail which projects towards the sun, is discovered.
1962November 8, 1962:
The epic historical drama film, “Mutiny on the Bounty” is released in the United States.
1966November 8, 1966:
Film star Ronald Reagan wins the gubernatorial elections, becoming the Governor of California.
1970November 8, 1970:
1972November 8, 1972:
The American television network, HBO makes its broadcasting debut by airing the film, “Sometimes a Great Notion”.
2013November 8, 2013:
A powerful cyclone nicknamed Super Typhoon Haiyan strikes and destroys lives and property in the Philippines.