November 11: Day of the Week
November 11, 2023 was the 315th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 50 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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.
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.
- 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.
- 1778Cherry Valley Massacre: Loyalists and Seneca Indian forces attack a fort and village in eastern New York during the American Revolutionary War, killing more than forty civilians and soldiers.
- 1880Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is hanged at Melbourne Gaol.
- 1919The Centralia Massacre in Centralia, Washington results the deaths of four members of the American Legion and the lynching of a local leader of the Industrial Workers of the World.
- 1944Dr. jur. Erich Göstl, a member of the Waffen SS, is presented with the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross, to recognise extreme battlefield bravery, after losing his face and eyes during the Battle of Normandy.
- 1961thirteen Italian Air Force servicemen, deployed to the Congo as a part of the UN peacekeeping force are massacred by a mob in the course of the Kindu atrocity.
- 1992The General Synod of the Church of England votes to allow women to become priests.
- 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?
- 1050Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1106)
- 1633George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax, British statesman (d. 1695)
- 1858Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian painter (d. 1884)
- 1863Paul Signac, French painter (d. 1935)
- 1909Robert Ryan, American actor (d. 1973)
- 1943Doug Frost, Australian swimming coach
- 1948Vincent Schiavelli, American actor d.2005
- 1964Anabel Alonso, Spanish actress
- 1967Gil de Ferran, Brazilian racing driver
- 1971Paul Chaloner, English TV e-sports commentator
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