Lost and Found – November 5th Edition

What to remember about November 5th…

  • 1605  Guy Fawkes is arrested for planting bomb under British Parliament in hopes of replacing government  with  Catholic leadership
  • 1775  George Washington condemns Guy Fawkes Night
  • 1872  Susan B. Anthony defies the law and votes for the 1st time; she is later fined $100
  • 1938  “Adagio for Strings” by American composer Samuel Barber makes world premier on radio from New York City
  • 1977  George W. Bush marries Laura Welch in Midland, Texas
  • 1994  Former President Ronald Reagan announces that he has Alzheimer’s disease
  • 2006  Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is sentenced to death in Baghdad for crimes against humanity
  • 2009  13 killed and 32 wounded when Muslim U.S. Army Major Nidal Hasan goes on shooting spree while shouting “Alahu Akbar”
  • 2011  American radio and television personality Andrew Aitken “Andy” Rooney dies (b. 1919)

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