Tuesday November 12, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

November 12: Day of the Week

November 12, 2024 is the 317th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 49 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.

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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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 12 Historical Event(s)

1028
Future Byzantine empress Zoe takes the throne as empress consort to Romanus Argyrus.
1439
Plymouth, England, becomes the first town incorporated by the English Parliament.
1892
William “Pudge” Heffelfinger becomes the first professional American football player on record, participating in his first paid game for the Allegheny Athletic Association.
1936
In California, the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge opens to traffic.
1938
Hermann Göring proposes plans to make Madagascar the “Jewish homeland”, an idea that had first been considered by 19th century journalist Theodor Herzl.
1940
World War II: The Battle of Gabon ends as Free French Forces take Libreville, Gabon, and all of French Equatorial Africa from Vichy France forces.
1942
World War II: The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal between Japanese and American forces begins near Guadalcanal. The battle lasts for three days.
1944
World War II: The Royal Air Force launches 29 Avro Lancaster bombers in one of the most successful precision bombing attacks of war and sinks the German battleship Tirpitz, with 12,000 lb Tallboy bombs off Tromsø, Norway.
1979
Iran hostage crisis: in response to the hostage situation in Tehran, US President Jimmy Carter orders a halt to all petroleum imports into the United States from Iran.
1997
Ramzi Yousef is found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

Who were born on November 12?

1881
Maximilian von Weichs, German field marshal (d. 1954)
1938
Benjamin Mkapa, Tanzanian politician
1945
Tracy Kidder, American journalist and author
1953
Vasilis Karras, Greek singer
1970
Donna Adamo, American professional wrestler
1977
Lee Murray, English mixed martial artist
1978
Andrew Kinlochan, British singer (Phixx)
1981
D. J. Campbell, English footballer
1984
Conrad Rautenbach, Zimbabwean rally driver
1987
Bryan Little, Canadian ice hockey player

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