November 1: Day of the Week
November 1, 2020 is the 306th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 60 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 1179Philip II is crowned King of France.
- 1800US President John Adams becomes the first President of the United States to live in the Executive Mansion (later renamed the White House).
- 1814Congress of Vienna opens to re-draw the European political map after the defeat of France, in the Napoleonic Wars.
- 1859The current Cape Lookout, North Carolina, lighthouse is lit for the first time. Its first-order Fresnel lens can be seen for about 19 miles (30 kilometers), in good conditions.
- 1870In the United States, the Weather Bureau (later renamed the National Weather Service) makes its first official meteorological forecast.
- 1886Ananda College, a leading Buddhist school in Sri Lanka is established with 37 students.
- 1916Paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous “stupidity or treason” speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government.
- 1939The first rabbit born after artificial insemination is exhibited to the world.
- 1941American photographer Ansel Adams takes a picture of a moonrise over the town of Hernandez, New Mexico that would become one of the most famous images in the history of photography.
- 2000Serbia joins the United Nations.
Who were born on November 1?
- 1778Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (d. 1837)
- 1880Alfred Wegener, German meteorologist and geophysicist (d. 1930)
- 1919Hermann Bondi, Anglo-Austrian cosmologist (d. 2005)
- 1926Lou Donaldson, American jazz alto saxophonist
- 1932John Clark, English actor/director
- 1939Barbara Bosson, American actress
- 1943Jacques Attali, French economist
- 1971Vikram Chatwal, Indian hotelier
- 1979Luís Delgado, Angolan footballer
- 1984Natalia Tena, English actress
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