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NOVEMBER 8

1922 Christian Barnard (South African Surgeon: Pioneer in Heart Transplants) Christian Barnard Medical Research The Heart
1942 Angel Cordero, Jr. (Puerto Rican Latin-American Racing Hall of Fame Jockey Angel Cordero, Jr. Horse Racing Hall of Fame Famous Latin Americans
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1895 Wilhelm Röntgen Observes the First Evidence of X-rays Wilhelm Röntgen Radiation 1901 Nobel Laureate for Physics Penn State University
1913 A 3-Day Storm Hits the Great Lakes, Killing 251 People and Sinking 17 Boats Naval History Storms Death Minnesota Historical Society
1970 New Orleans Saints Tom Dempsey's 63-yard Field Goal Sets Professional Football Record Football National Football League Special Needs Education New York Times
1983 5.0 Magnitude Earthquake Kills One Person in Belgium Belgium Earthquake Death USGS

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