November 19: Day of the Week
November 19, 2019 is the 323rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 42 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.
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 19 Historical Event(s)
- 1912First Balkan War: The Serbian Army captures Bitola, ending the five-century-long Ottoman rule of Macedonia.
- 1943Holocaust: Nazis liquidate Janowska concentration camp in Lemberg (Lviv), western Ukraine, murdering at least 6,000 Jews after a failed uprising and mass escape attempt.
- 1946Afghanistan, Iceland and Sweden join the United Nations.
- 1952Greek Field Marshal Alexander Papagos becomes the 152nd Prime Minister of Greece.
- 1959The Ford Motor Company announces the discontinuation of the unpopular Edsel.
- 1969Apollo program: Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean land at Oceanus Procellarum (the “Ocean of Storms”) and become the third and fourth humans to walk on the Moon.
- 1985Police in Baling, Malaysia, lay siege to houses occupied by an Islamic sect of about 400 people led by Ibrahim Mahmud.
- 1990Pop group Milli Vanilli are stripped of their Grammy Award because the duo did not sing at all on the Girl You Know It’s True album. Session musicians had provided all the vocals.
- 1999Shenzhou 1: The People’s Republic of China launches its first Shenzhou spacecraft.
- 2002The Greek oil tanker Prestige splits in half and sinks off the coast of Galicia, releasing over 20 million US gallons (76,000 m³) of oil in the largest environmental disaster in Spanish and Portuguese history.
Who were born on November 19?
- 1700Jean-Antoine Nollet, French abbot and physicist (d. 1770)
- 1888José Raúl Capablanca, Cuban chess player (d. 1942)
- 1910Adrian Conan Doyle, son of Arthur Conan Doyle (d. 1970)
- 1935Rashad Khalifa, Egyptian imam (d. 1990)
- 1950Peter Biyiasas, Greek-Canadian-American chess grandmaster
- 1956Ann Curry, American journalist and television anchor
- 1957Ofra Haza, Israeli singer (d. 2000)
- 1969Erika Alexander, American actress
- 1972Sandrine Holt, Canadian actress
- 1986Milan Smiljanić, Serbian footballer
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