November 1: Day of the Week
November 1, 2019 is the 305th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 60 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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)
- 1688William III of Orange sets out a second time from Hellevoetsluis in the Netherlands to invade England, Scotland and Ireland from King James II of England during the Glorious Revolution.
- 1800US President John Adams becomes the first President of the United States to live in the Executive Mansion (later renamed the White House).
- 1848In Boston, Massachusetts, the first medical school for women, The Boston Female Medical School (which later merged with the Boston University School of Medicine), opens.
- 1916Paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous “stupidity or treason” speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government.
- 1918Malbone Street Wreck: the worst rapid transit accident in US history occurs under the intersection of Malbone Street and Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, New York City, with at least 93 deaths.
- 1928The Law on the Adoption and Implementation of the Turkish Alphabet, replacing the version of the Arabic alphabet previously used, comes into force in Turkey.
- 1937Stalinists execute Pastor Paul Hamberg and seven members of Azerbaijan’s Lutheran community.
- 1942Matanikau Offensive begins during the Guadalcanal Campaign and ends on November 4.
- 1959Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jacques Plante wears a protective mask for the first time in an NHL game.
- 1966The New Orleans Saints football team is founded.
Who were born on November 1?
- 1539Pierre Pithou, French lawyer and scholar (d. 1596)
- 1871Stephen Crane, American writer (d. 1900)
- 1881Edward Van Sloan, American actor (d. 1964)
- 1917Clarence E. Miller, American politician (d. 2011)
- 1924Colette Renard, French actress and singer (d. 2010)
- 1934Gillian Knight, English mezzo-soprano
- 1934Umberto Agnelli, Italian automobile executive (d. 2004)
- 1943John McEnery, English actor
- 1950Robert B. Laughlin, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1983Yuko Ogura, Japanese model
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