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November 8th, 1895: Wilhelm Röntgen discovers x-rays

November 7th, 1874: Republican party depicted as an elephant by Thomas Nast

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These Stalinism survivors created a unique Korean fusion cuisine that will make your mouth water

Man discovers invaluable hidden treasure while fixing his toilet

November 6, 1913: Gandi arrested in South Africa

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This underground city is carved entirely out of salt rock— and it’s super cool

Meet Sergeant Stubby: The first dog in American history to be awarded military rank

November 5th, 1940: FDR is elected for a third term

One surprising effect of the black plague? A longer life span

The ‘Women in White’ who have terrorized people for centuries

Kemetism: Ancient Egyptian religion revived in the modern age

November 4, 1922: Howard Carter discovers King Tut’s tomb

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