November 8th is officially Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day and X-Ray Day.
Welcome to day 312 of the year folks, there are 53 days left of the year.
Everyone who was born on November 8th shares the same zodiac sign, Scorpio.
Today in history was packed with a range of events including devastating disasters, space exploration, music advances and more. Here we’ve found the most interesting events that all happened on this day.
Did you know that on this day in 1895, German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovered x-rays? He used the “X” because it’s the mathematical symbol for the unknown, and he wasn’t sure what he’d discovered at first.
Keep reading for more facts about November 8th in history!
What Happened On November 8 In History?
The Camp Fire in California became that state’s deadliest blaze in history after it killed 88 people and causing 52,000 people being evacuated.
The disaster also caused $16.5 billion USD in damages, covering 153,336 acres.
German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovered x-rays.
On this day, Röntgen produced and discovered electromagnetic radiation in the wavelength that was called Röntgen rays, which we know today as x-rays. Röntgen won a Nobel Prize in 1901 for this discovery.
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