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Battle of Andrassos: Byzantines under Leo Phokas the Younger score a crushing victory over the Hamdanid Emir of Aleppo, Sayf al-Dawla. (8. November 960)

Tran Thanh Tong, the second emperor of the Tran Dynasty, decides to pass the throne to his crown prince Tran Kham and take up the post of Retired Emperor. (8. November 1278)

Hernán Cortés enters Tenochtitlán and Aztec ruler Moctezuma welcomes him with a great celebration. (8. November 1519)

Stockholm Bloodbath begins: A successful invasion of Sweden by Danish forces results in the execution of around 100 people. (8. November 1520)

Eighty Years' War: Pacification of Ghent – The States-General of the Netherlands meet and unite to oppose Spanish occupation. (8. November 1576)

The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford is opened to the public. (8. November 1602)

Robert Catesby, ringleader of the Gunpowder Plotters, is killed. (8. November 1605)

Japanese daimyo Dom Justo Takayama is exiled to the Philippines by shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu for being Christian. (8. November 1614)

The Battle of White Mountain takes place near Prague, ending in a decisive Catholic victory in only two hours. (8. November 1620)

The Shunzhi Emperor, the third emperor of the Qing Dynasty, is enthroned in Beijing after the collapse of the Ming Dynasty as the first Qing emperor to rule over China. (8. November 1644)

Charles Edward Stuart invades England with an army of ~5000 that would later participate in the Battle of Culloden. (8. November 1745)

Mary Lyon founds Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, which later becomes Mount Holyoke College. (8. November 1837)

American Civil War: The "Trent Affair" – The USS San Jacinto stops the British mail ship Trent and arrests two Confederate envoys, sparking a diplomatic crisis between the UK and US. (8. November 1861)

Montana is admitted as the 41st U.S. state. (8. November 1889)

The New Orleans general strike begins, uniting black and white American trade unionists in a successful four-day general strike action for the first time. (8. November 1892)

While experimenting with electricity, Wilhelm Röntgen discovers the X-ray. (8. November 1895)

The Wilmington Insurrection of 1898, the only instance of an attempted coup d'etat in American history. (8. November 1898)

Bloody clashes take place in Athens following the translation of the Gospels into demotic Greek. (8. November 1901)

The People's Commissars give authority to Vladimir Lenin, Leon Trotsky, and Joseph Stalin. (8. November 1917)

Beer Hall Putsch: In Munich, Adolf Hitler leads the Nazis in an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the German government. (8. November 1923)

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