TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

TO­DAY’S HIGHLIGHT

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - KICKOFF -

Nov. 8, 1966

Ed­ward W. Brooke, R-Mass., be­came the first black can­di­date to be elected to the U.S. Se­nate by pop­u­lar vote. Repub­li­can Ron­ald Rea­gan was elected gover­nor of Cal­i­for­nia, de­feat­ing Demo­cratic in­cum­bent Pat Brown. Pres­i­dent Lyn­don B. John­son signed a mea­sure al­low­ing the merger of the Amer­i­can Foot­ball League and the Na­tional Foot­ball League.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1923

Adolf Hitler launched his first at­tempt at seiz­ing power in Ger­many with a failed coup in Mu­nich that came to be known as the “Beer-Hall Putsch.”

1974

A fed­eral judge in Cleve­land dis­missed charges against eight Ohio Na­tional Guards­men ac­cused of vi­o­lat­ing the civil rights of stu­dents who were killed or wounded in the 1970 Kent State shoot­ings.

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