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It happened on a… November 5

2017

Paradise Papers are leaked; 13.4 million documents from offshore investment firm Appleby, mentioning Queen Elizabeth.

2006

Saddam Hussein, former president of Iraq, and his co-defendants Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Awad Hamed al-Bandar are sentenced to death.

1995

André Dallaire attempts to assassinate Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien; he is thwarted when the PM’s wife locks the door..

1981

Pierre Elliott Trudeau signs constitutional accord for the patriation of the constitution with nine premiers, after late night ‘Kitchen Cabinet Meeting’; René Lévesque abstains because the Constitution Act does not guarantee Quebec’s French-only language policy.

1971

NBA’s LA Lakers starts a 33 game consecutive victory streak. It is the longest Winning Streaks in One Season.

1956

British and French forces began landing in Egypt during the Suez Canal Crisis. A cease-fire was declared 2 days later.

1955

Canadiens Jean Beliveau scores a hat trick in 44 seconds; second fastest on record.

1953

Film “How to Marry a Millionaire” directed by Jean Negulesco, starring Lauren Bacall, Betty Grable and Marilyn Monroe, first to be filmed in CinemaScope released.

1946

John F. Kennedy was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives at the age of 29.

1935

The game “Monopoly” was introduced by Parker Brothers Company.

1873

Due to the fallout from the Pacific Scandal, John A. Macdonald resigns as Prime Minister of Canada.

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