6,942. 12/30/2006

“Saddam Hussein, the dictator who led Iraq through three decades of brutality, war and bombast before American forces chased him from his capital city and captured him in a filthy pit near his hometown, was hanged just before dawn Saturday [December 30, 2006] during the morning call to prayer.”

 – Marc Santora, James Glanz, and Sabrina Tavernise, “Dictator Who Ruled Iraq With Violence is Hanged for Crimes Against Humanity,” The New York Times, Dec. 30, 2006

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