What Happened on November 5, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Saddam Hussein, former president of Iraq, and his co-defendants Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Awad Hamed al-Bandar are sentenced to death in the al-Dujail trial for the role in the massacre of the 148 Shi'as in 1982.

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein

Famous Deaths

  • B├╝lent Ecevit, four term Turkish Prime Minister (between 1974 and 2002), dies at 81