On this day: November 8

Published On: Nov 08 2012 01:52:55 AM EST   Updated On: Nov 08 2013 02:00:00 AM EST

Gunslinger Doc Holliday dies, the X-ray is discovered by accident, John F. Kennedy is elected president, the Florida recount begins, and the "Guitar Hero" craze is born, all on this day.

32 / 55
Touchstone Television

1967: Actress Courtney Thorne-Smith, best known for her TV roles on "Melrose Place," "Ally McBeal," "According to Jim" and "Two and a Half Men," is born in San Francisco.