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 - Bill Walton
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National Basketball Association press photo

1952: Hall of Fame basketball player Bill Walton is born in La Mesa, California. Walton led the UCLA Bruins to two national titles in the early 1970s and went onto success in the NBA, winning an MVP award and two championships, once each with the Portland Trail Blazers and the Boston Celtics. He's seen here in a 1976 promotional photo while playing for the Trail Blazers.

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