November 2016: Curse Ends as Chicago Cubs Win World Series
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of November 2016.
1. Two Police Officers Killed in Iowa in Separate Attacks 2. Curse Ends as Chicago Cubs Win World Series 3. Gawker Settles Hulk Hogan Lawsuit 4. Penn State Fined $2.4 Million in Sandusky Investigation 5. First Woman U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno Dies 6. Trump Wins Presidency 7. News Anchor Gwen Ifill Dies 8. Paul Ryan Nominated as Speaker of the House 9. Police Officer Who Shot Philando Castille Charged with Manslaughter 10. Drug Executives Arrested for Fraud, Conspiracy 11. Four Police Officers Killed Nationwide 12. Escalation at Standing Rock 13. Gubernatorial Recount in North Carolina 14. Actress Florence Henderson Dies 15. Car, Knife Attack at Ohio State
- Curse Ends as Chicago Cubs Win World Series
- On Nov. 2, 2016, the Chicago Cubs win the 2016 World Series against the Cleveland Indians with a final score of 8–7. The Cubs' win ends the longest World Series drought: 108 years. The two teams went head to head in a thrilling Game 7 with an extra tenth inning and a 17 minute rain delay. The Indians, who had the second longest drought (since 1948), are left disappointed at their home field.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Charlie Riedel