November 19: Day of the Week
November 19, 2022 is the 323rd day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 42 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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)
- 1095The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land, begins.
- 1493Christopher Columbus goes ashore on an island he first saw the day before. He names it San Juan Bautista (later renamed Puerto Rico).
- 1912First Balkan War: The Serbian Army captures Bitola, ending the five-century-long Ottoman rule of Macedonia.
- 1946Afghanistan, Iceland and Sweden join the United Nations.
- 1947George VI of the United Kingdom creates Philip Mountbatten the Duke of Edinburgh in preparation for his wedding to George’s elder daughter, Princess Elizabeth, the next day.
- 1977TAP Portugal Flight 425 crashes in the Madeira Islands, killing 130.
- 1984San Juanico Disaster: A series of explosions at the PEMEX petroleum storage facility at San Juan Ixhuatepec in Mexico City starts a major fire and kills about 500 people.
- 1985Cold War: In Geneva, U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for the first time.
- 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?
- 1831James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States (d. 1881)
- 1862Billy Sunday, American evangelist (d. 1935)
- 1922Salil Chowdhury, Indian music composer, poet, writer, dramatist and filmmaker (d. 1995)
- 1930Kurt Nielsen, Danish tennis player (d. 2011)
- 1961Jim L. Mora, American football coach
- 1966Jason Scott Lee, American actor
- 1969Erika Alexander, American actress
- 1973Django Haskins, American singer, guitarist, and songwriter
- 1976Robin Dunne, Canadian actor
- 1979Ryan Howard, American baseball player
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