Saddam Hussein: Life and Execution of the Iraqi Dictator
3 The Execution Of Saddam Hussein
Saddam Hussein Executed - 2006 | Today in History | 30 Dec 16
Saddam Hussein's Execution
The execution of Saddam Hussein took place on Saturday, 30 December 2006. Saddam was sentenced to death by hanging, after being convicted of crimes against humanity by the Iraqi Special Tribunal for the murder of 148 Iraqi Shi'ites in the town of Dujail in 1982, in retaliation for an assassination attempt against him.