November 8th History

Raven Haengel, Photography, Writer

History happens everyday and every year. Heres a couple of memorable moments in history that has happened November 8th. In 0392 Theodosius of Rome passed legislation prohibiting all pagan worship in the empire. In 1576, the 17 provinces of the Netherlands form a federation to maintain peace. In 1847, Bram Stoker was born, author of the stories Dracula and the Primrose Path. In 1864, Abraham Lincoln is re-elected in the first election during wartimes. In 1889, Montana becomes the 41st state of the Union. In 1922, Christian Barnard, performed the first human heart transplant surgery. In 1923, Adolf Hitler attempts a coup in Munich and proclaims himself as chancellor and Ludendorff dictator. In 1938, Crystla Bird Fauset becomes the first African-American woman to be elected to state legislature. In 1960, John F Kennedy is elected the 35th president. In 1966 Edward Brooke becomes the first African-American to be elected to the Senate in 85 years. In 1983, Wilson B. Goode is elected as the first African American mayor of Philadelphia. In 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storm ever recorded, to hit the Philippines.