On This Day: November 05th
This is 309th day of the year and 56 days remain in the year.
The Gunpowder Plot to blow up the English Parliament failed.
George B. Selden of Rochester, N.Y., received the first U.S. patent for an automobile.
Pianist Vladimir Horowitz died in New York at age 85.
Former Penn State defensive coordinator, Jerry Sandusky, is arrested on charges of 40 counts of sexual abuse over a 15-year period.
November 05 BirthdaysEugene V. Debs1855–1926, American Socialist Leader
Ida Tarbellauthor, biographer
J. B. S. Haldanescientist
Roy Rogersfilm star
William Duranthistorian and essayist
Fred Lawrence Whippleastronomer