Election year: Nov 05, 1912
Presidential election results map. Blue denotes those won by Wilson/Marshall, light green denotes those won by Roosevelt/Johnson, red denotes states won by Taft/Butler. Numbers indicate the number of electoral votes allotted to each state.
Also on this day,
1605 | Authorities foil Gunpowder Plot to kill King James I of England
The Gunpowder Plot fizzles after a letter hints of an attack. A search of the House of Lords, where the king is due to appear, finds Guy Fawkes guarding barrels of gunpowder. On the rack, Fawkes gives up his accomplices and their plot to bring a Catholic to the throne.1994 | George Foreman becomes oldest heavyweight boxing champ at 45
In a stunning upset, Foreman knocks out Michael Moorer, 26, in the tenth round. Foreman, who had taken a long hiatus from boxing, wears the same shorts he wore in his last championship fight, 20 years earlier, when he lost the title to Muhammad Ali.2009 | Fort Hood shooting as Army major kills 13 in shooting spree at Fort Hood
Nidal Malik Hasan, an Army psychiatrist, opens fire on his largely unarmed colleagues at the base’s processing center, near Killeen, Texas. The rampage will leave 13 dead and over 30 wounded, the most casualties ever on a US military base.