November 8, 2018 This day in history
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Started by metmike - Nov. 7, 2018, 7:29 p.m.

Pick a good or bad one...........or just be glad you made it to November 8, 2018!

2011 – The potentially hazardous asteroid 2005 YU55 passes 0.85 lunar distances from Earth (about 324,600 kilometres or 201,700 miles), the closest known approach by an asteroid of its brightness since 2010 XC15 in 1976.

2013Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded, strikes the Visayas region of the Philippines; the storm left at least 6,340 people dead with over 1,000 still missing, and caused $2.86 billion (2013 USD) in damage.

By carlberky - Nov. 8, 2018, 6:22 a.m.
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1966   – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs into law an antitrust exemption allowing the National Football League to merge with the upstart American Football League.

There were so many significant military events to chose from, but I decided to go with a moronic sports event that allows us to enjoy the annual Super Bowl.