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.
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