On this day: November 5

POSTED: 09:11 PM PST Nov 04, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 04, 2015 

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 - Bill Clinton
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1996: U.S. President Bill Clinton wins a second term over former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole and Reform Party candidate Ross Perot, earning 49.2 percent of the popular vote to Dole's 40.7 percent and Perot's 8.4 percent. Clinton also dominated the electoral vote, beating Dole 379 to 159.


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