On this day: November 5

Published On: Nov 04 2012 11:11:21 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 05 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

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 - writers strike
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2007: The Writers Guild of America goes on strike. More than 12,000 film, television, and radio writers working in the United States would join the strike, which eventually halted production at most Hollywood studios, and would last until Feb. 12, 2008.

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