November 20: Day of the Week
November 20, 2018 was the 324th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 41 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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.
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 20 Historical Event(s)
- 1910Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero issues the Plan de San Luis Potosi, denouncing President Porfirio Díaz, calling for a revolution to overthrow the government of Mexico, effectively starting the Mexican Revolution.
- 1917Ukraine is declared a republic.
- 1917World War I: Battle of Cambrai begins – British forces make early progress in an attack on German positions but are later pushed back.
- 1943World War II: Battle of Tarawa (Operation Galvanic) begins – United States Marines land on Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands and suffer heavy fire from Japanese shore guns and machine guns.
- 1962Cuban Missile Crisis ends: In response to the Soviet Union agreeing to remove its missiles from Cuba, U.S. President John F. Kennedy ends the quarantine of the Caribbean nation.
- 1974The United States Department of Justice files its final anti-trust suit against AT&T. This suit later leads to the breakup of AT&T and its Bell System.
- 1985Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released.
- 1991An Azerbaijani MI-8 helicopter carrying 19 peacekeeping mission team with officials and journalists from Russia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan is shot down by Armenian military forces in Khojavend district of Azerbaijan.
- 1998A court in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan declares accused terrorist Osama bin Laden “a man without a sin” in regard to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.
- 1998The first module of the International Space Station, Zarya, is launched.
Who were born on November 20?
- 270Maximinus II, Roman Emperor (d. 313)
- 1912Otto von Habsburg, Austrian-German nobleman (d. 2011)
- 1915Kon Ichikawa, Japanese film director (d. 2008)
- 1923Nadine Gordimer, South African writer, Nobel laureate
- 1936Don DeLillo, American author
- 1948Barbara Hendricks, American/Swedish singer
- 1949Thelma Drake, American politician
- 1959Sean Young, American actress
- 1963Ming-Na Wen, Macau actress
- 1965Sen Dog, Cuban rapper (Cypress Hill)
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