November 1: Day of the Week
November 1, 2021 is the 305th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 60 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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November 1 Historical Event(s)
- 996Emperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk, Bishop of Freising, which is the oldest known document using the name Ostarrîchi (Austria in Old High German).
- 1755Lisbon earthquake: In Portugal, Lisbon is destroyed by a massive earthquake and tsunami, killing between sixty thousand and ninety thousand people.
- 1805Napoleon Bonaparte invades Austria during the War of the Third Coalition.
- 1894Nicholas II becomes the new Tsar of Russia after his father, Alexander III, dies.
- 1938Seabiscuit defeats War Admiral in an upset victory during a match race deemed “the match of the century” in horse racing.
- 1944World War II: Units of the British Army land at Walcheren in the Netherlands.
- 1945The official North Korean newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, is first published under the name Chongro.
- 1954The Front de Libération Nationale fires the first shots of the Algerian War of Independence.
- 1956The Indian states Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Mysore state are formally created under the States Reorganisation Act.
- 1966The New Orleans Saints football team is founded.
Who were born on November 1?
- 1585Jan Brożek, Polish mathematician, physician, and astronomer (d. 1652)
- 1704Paul Daniel Longolius, German encyclopedist (d. 1779)
- 1852Honinbo Shuei, Japanese professional board game player (d. 1907)
- 1898Arthur Legat, Belgian racing driver (d. 1960)
- 1924Colette Renard, French actress and singer (d. 2010)
- 1926Lou Donaldson, American jazz alto saxophonist
- 1935Gary Player, South African golfer
- 1943Jacques Attali, French economist
- 1950Dan Peek, American guitarist (America) (d. 2011)
- 1955Mike Mendoza, British radio personality
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