November 2016: First Female U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno Dies
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
- First Female U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno Dies
- On Nov. 7, 2016, Janet Reno dies at the age of 78 from Parkinson's complications at her home in Miami-Dade, Florida. Reno was the first woman to ever serve as the U.S. Attorney General, in office for 8 years. Before that, she was a prominent state attorney for 14 years in Florida. She was known for her integrity and her willingness to accept responsibility.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Barry Thumma, File