November 19, 2024 is the 324th day of the year 2024 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 French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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 19 Historical Event(s)
First Balkan War: The Serbian Army captures Bitola, ending the five-century-long Ottoman rule of Macedonia.
World War II: Battle between HMAS Sydney and HSK Kormoran. The two ships sink each other off the coast of Western Australia, with the loss of 645 Australians and about 77 German seamen.
Holocaust: Nazis liquidate Janowska concentration camp in Lemberg (Lviv), western Ukraine, murdering at least 6,000 Jews after a failed uprising and mass escape attempt.
World War II: Thirty members of the Luxembourgish resistance defend the town of Vianden against a larger Waffen-SS attack in the Battle of Vianden.
TAP Portugal Flight 425 crashes in the Madeira Islands, killing 130.
Pennzoil wins a US$10.53 billion judgment against Texaco, in the largest civil verdict in the history of the United States, stemming from Texaco executing a contract to buy Getty Oil after Pennzoil had entered into an unsigned, yet still binding, buyout contract with Getty.
Serbian communist representative and future Serbian and Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic publicly declares that Serbia is under attack from Albanian separatists in Kosovo as well as internal treachery within Yugoslavia and a foreign conspiracy to destroy Serbia and Yugoslavia.
Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton.
Shenzhou 1: The People’s Republic of China launches its first Shenzhou spacecraft.
The 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?
Louise Dahl-Wolfe, American photographer (d. 1989)
Dennis Hull, Canadian ice hockey player
Terrence “T.C.” Carson, American actor
Dodie Boy Peñalosa, Philippine boxer
Sean Parnell, 12th Governor of Alaska
Richard Virenque, French cyclist
Justin Chancellor, Bassist for the band Tool
Leam Richardson, English football player
DJ Tukutz, South Korean DJ, producer, songwriter (Epik High)
Kerim Frei, Austrian footballer
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