This Happened Today, November 8

Jordan Cramer, Editor

1431 – Vlad the Impaler born. Vlad The Impaler

1731 – In Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin opens 1st US library

1864 – Abraham Lincoln elected to his 2nd term as American PresidentAbraham Lincoln.

1989 – Cubs Jerome Walton wins the NL Rookie of Year

1990 – Darryl Strawberry signs 5-year contract with LA Dodgers