Gunslinger Doc Holliday dies, the X-ray is discovered by accident, John F. Kennedy is elected president, the Florida recount begins, and the "Guitar Hero" craze is born, all on this day.
1887: The gun fighting dentist Doc Holliday, most famous for his association with Wyatt Earp and the Earp family's 1881 shootout near the O.K. Coral in Tombstone, Ariz., dies at the age of 35 from tuberculosis in a sanitarium in Glenwood Springs, Colo.
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