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November 8th In History  

On November 8, 1889, Montana was declared as the 41st state of the US. On the same day in 2004, the US dollar was eliminated from circulation in Cuba. Some more events are mentioned below.

1731: – Benjamin Franklin, one of the founding fathers of the United States opened the 1st library in the North American Colonies.

1864: – Abraham Lincoln was elected to his second term as the President of the United States.

1889: – Montana was declared as the 41st state of the US.

1904: – The first US patent for a separable electric attachment plug was granted to inventor and manufacturer Harvey Hubbell.

1910: – The first ever Washington state election took place in which women could vote.

1933: – The plans for the Civil Works Administration were announced by the President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

1942: – During World War II, Operation Torch started where US and British forces landed in French North Africa.

1965: – The higher Education Act of 1965 was signed in the law. The main purpose of the act was to provide financial assistance for students in higher education. 

1966: – Ronald Reagan was elected as the Governor of California.

2004: – The US dollar was eliminated from circulation in Cuba.

2016: – Donald Trump was elected as the President of the United States defeating Hilary Clinton.

 

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