November 8

1889

Montana became the 41st state.

1892

Former president Grover Cleveland beat incumbent Benjamin Harrison and became the only president to win nonconsecutive terms in the White House.

1923

Adolf Hitler attempted, and failed, to seize control of the German government in the Beer Hall Putsch.

1960

John F. Kennedy defeated Richard M. Nixon for the presidency of the United States.

1966

Edward W. Brooke of Massachusetts became the first African American to be elected to the U.S. Senate since Reconstruction.

1994

After a 40-year Democrat domination, the Republican Party gained control of the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as a Senate majority.

RSS Feed Add to My Yahoo! Add to Google Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Yesterday | Tomorrow
or choose another day:

or select month and date:

or enter a year: