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 - JFK
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Library of Congress

1946: John F. Kennedy is elected to the U.S. House of Representatives at the age of 29, garnering nearly 72 percent of the vote in Massachusetts' strongly Democratic 11th Congressional District.


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