Nov. 5, 2011
The World and Everything in It

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The TW&E History Book

  • Nov. 5, 1605—The unsuccessful 1605 Gunpowder Plot sought to kill King James I and members of Parliament.
  • Nov. 7, 1917—Vladimir Lenin seizes power in Russia, the start of decades of deadly communism.
  • Nov. 5, 1968—Richard Nixon beats Vice President Hubert Humphrey and Alabama Gov. George Wallace to win the presidency.
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Nov. 5, 2011