TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

The Morning Journal (Lorain, OH) - - NATION+WORLD -

Nov. 8, 2016

Repub­li­can Don­ald Trump was elected Amer­ica’s 45th pres­i­dent, de­feat­ing Demo­crat Hil­lary Clin­ton in an as­ton­ish­ing vic­tory for a celebrity busi­ness­man and po­lit­i­cal novice. Repub­li­cans kept their ma­jori­ties in the Se­nate and House.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1892

For­mer Pres­i­dent Grover Cleve­land de­feated in­cum­bent Ben­jamin Har­ri­son, be­com­ing the first chief ex­ec­u­tive to win non-con­sec­u­tive terms to the White House.

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.”

1932

New York Demo­cratic Gov. Franklin D. Roo­sevelt de­feated in­cum­bent Repub­li­can Herbert Hoover for the pres­i­dency.

1950

Dur­ing the Korean War, the first jet-plane bat­tle took place as U.S. Air Force Lt. Rus­sell J. Brown shot down a North Korean MiG-15.

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