What Happened on November 5, 2006

Historical Events

Event 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.

Famous Deaths

Bülent EcevitBülent Ecevit (1925-2006)

four term Turkish Prime Minister (between 1974 and 2002), dies at 81

  • LaMar Clark, American boxer (record most consecutive knockouts 44, including unsanctioned bouts), dies at 71
2006 Highlights

About November 5, 2006

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Love - Justin Timberlake Featuring T.I.
  • UK #1 Song: Put Your Hands Up For Detroit - Fedde Le Grande