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 - Thomas Jefferson
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1998: Scientists publish a genetic study that shows strong DNA evidence that President Thomas Jefferson fathered at least one child (Eston Hemings) of one of his slaves, Sally Hemings.

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