November 5, 2006
The former President of Iraq, Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death by hanging for crimes against humanity during his time in office.
November 10, 1919
The US Supreme Court ruled in Abrams v. United States that the federal government could criminalize speech if it was of a type tending to bring about harmful results, in this case resistance to the United States war effort.
November 12, 1997
Ramzi Yousef and two co-conspirators were convicted of plotting the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York.
November 23, 1921
President Warren G. Harding signed the Willis-Campbell Act, popularly termed the "anti-beer bill", prohibiting doctors from prescribing beer or liquor for medicinal purposes. On October 28, 1919, the Volstead Act was passed, ushering in Prohibition.