November 11: Day of the Week
November 11, 2019 is the 315th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 50 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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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)
- 308At Carnuntum, Emperor emeritus Diocletian confers with Galerius, Augustus of the East, and Maximianus, the recently returned former Augustus of the West, in an attempt to restore order to the Roman Empire.
- 1673Second Battle of Khotyn in Ukraine: Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth forces under the command of Jan Sobieski defeat the Ottoman army. In this battle, rockets made by Kazimierz Siemienowicz are successfully used.
- 1750The F.H.C. Society, also known as the Flat Hat Club, is formed at Raleigh Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia. It is the first college fraternity.
- 1831In Jerusalem, Virginia, Nat Turner is hanged after inciting a violent slave uprising.
- 1887Anarchist Haymarket Martyrs August Spies, Albert Parsons, Adolph Fischer and George Engel are executed.
- 1918World War I: Germany signs an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car in the forest of Compiègne, France. The fighting officially ends at 11:00 a.m., (the eleventh hour in the eleventh month on the eleventh day) and this is annually honoured with a two-minute silence. The war officially ends on the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on 28th June, 1919.
- 1940The German cruiser Atlantis captures top secret British mail, and sends it to Japan.
- 1960A military coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam is crushed.
- 1966NASA launches Gemini 12.
- 1993A sculpture honoring women who served in the Vietnam War is dedicated at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Who were born on November 11?
- 1921Terrel Bell, American politician (d. 1996)
- 1930Hank Garland, American guitar virtuoso (d. 2004)
- 1938Ants Antson, Estonian speed skater
- 1950Jim Peterik, American musician and songwriter (Survivor)
- 1953Marshall Crenshaw, American musician
- 1960Lawrence Bayne, Canadian actor
- 1965Max Mutchnick, American TV writer and producer
- 1974Leonardo DiCaprio, American actor
- 1976Lisa Gleave, Australian-American actress and model
- 1986Victor Cruz, American football player
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