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Importance of 08th November in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 08th November special in the world history.

1998
Death of Jean Marais, French actor .
1994
The US state of Oregon passed the Death with Dignity Act, which allowed doctor-assisted euthanasia for the terminally ill in regulated cases
1988
George H.W. Bush was elected 41st President of the United States .
1987
A IRA bomb exploded during a Remembrance Day service in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, killing 11 people
Great Britain
1978
Death of Norman Rockwell, American artist and illustrator .
1965
Race Relations Act comes into effect
Great Britain
1958
The first British LP chart appeared in ‘New Musical Express’ (NME) (Note: some sources say it first appeared in ‘Melody Maker’ on this date.
1939
Seven people were killed when a bomb exploded at the Buergerbraukeller in Munich, Germany. The bomb was meant to kill Adolf Hitler who was giving a speech there, but he had already left
1933
Great Depression - New Deal: US President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveiled the ‘Civil Works Administration’, designed to create temporary.
United States
1908
Birth of Martha Gellhorn, American novelist, travel writer, journalist and war correspondent.
1908
Death of Victorien Sardou, French dramatist .
1674
John Milton dies in London
1602
Bodleian Library at Oxford University opened to the public
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