This Day in History

This Day in History – November 05

Notable historical events that happened on November 5th


Major Malik Hasan killed 13 people and injured another 30 when he opened fire at a readiness center on Fort Hood, Texas


Sadam Husein was convicted for crimes against humanity and sentenced to hang.


President George W. Bush signed a bill outlawing partial-birth abortion


Richard Nixon elected president of the United States


Parker Brothers releases the first version of the Monopoly board game


Woodrow Wilson elected president of the United States


Susan B. Anthony illegally attempted to cast a vote for president. She was convicted and fined $100 – which she never paid.


“Remember, remember the 5th of November.” Guy Fawkes “Gunpowder Plot” arrested before he could blow up parliament.

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