On this day: November 5

Published On: Nov 04 2012 11:11:21 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 05 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Guy Fawkes is caught red-handed, Susan B. Anthony votes, George Foreman becomes the oldest heavyweight boxing champion ever, Saddam Hussein is sentenced to death, and tragedy strikes Fort Hood, all on this day.

OTD November 5 - Android
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2007: The Android mobile operating system is unveiled by the Open Handset Alliance, a consortium of technology companies that included Google, device manufacturers, wireless carriers and chipset makers. The first commercially available smartphone running Android was the HTC Dream, released on Oct. 22, 2008.


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