November 11: Day of the Week
November 11, 2022 is the 315th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 50 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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 11 Historical Event(s)
- 1620The Mayflower Compact is signed in what is now Provincetown Harbor near Cape Cod.
- 1634Following pressure from Anglican bishop John Atherton, the Irish House of Commons passes An Act for the Punishment for the Vice of Buggery.
- 1887Construction of the Manchester Ship Canal begins at Eastham.
- 1940World War II: Battle of Taranto – The Royal Navy launches the first aircraft carrier strike in history, on the Italian fleet at Taranto.
- 1942World War II: Nazi Germany completes its occupation of France.
- 1942World War II: The Second Battle of El Alamein is won by the British in El Alamein, Egypt.
- 1966NASA launches Gemini 12.
- 1967Vietnam War: In a propaganda ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, three American prisoners of war are released by the Viet Cong and turned over to “new left” antiwar activist Tom Hayden.
- 1968Vietnam War: Operation Commando Hunt initiated. The goal is to interdict men and supplies on the Ho Chi Minh Trail, through Laos into South Vietnam.
- 1972Vietnam War: Vietnamization – The United States Army turns over the massive Long Binh military base to South Vietnam.
Who were born on November 11?
- 995Gisela of Swabia, Holy Roman Empire Empress (d. 1041)
- 1220Alphonse of Toulouse, son of Louis VIII of France (d. 1271)
- 1898René Clair, French film director (d. 1981)
- 1899Pat O'Brien, American film actor (d. 1983)
- 1900Halina Konopacka, Polish athlete (d. 1989)
- 1931Veronica Hurst, British actress
- 1976Jason Grilli, American baseball player
- 1981Natalie Glebova, Russian/Canadian beauty queen, Miss Universe 2005
- 1985Jessica Sierra, American singer
- 1986Victor Cruz, American football player
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