This Week in History
is a featured segment of
the Greatest American Television Show--EVER!!!, The Colbert Report.


This Week in History is a segment of The Colbert Report designed to help people avoid the mistakes of the past by not ignoring history.

Historical EventsEdit

November 7-13: A good week to end a war.

  • 1674 Treaty of Westminster ends Anglo-Dutch War
  • 1799 Napoleon ends French Revolution, November 9th
  • 1888 Jack the Ripper ends War On Prostitutes, November 9th
  • 1782 Final battle of the American Revolution, November 10th
  • 1918 World War I Armistice Day
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