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 - Al Capp
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1979: Cartoonist Al Capp, best known for the satirical comic strip "Li'l Abner," dies from emphysema at the age of 70 in South Hampton, New Hampshire.


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