November 20: Day of the Week
November 20, 2022 is the 324th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 41 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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)
- 762During An Shi Rebellion, Tang Dynasty, with the help of Huihe tribe, recaptured Luoyang from the rebels.
- 1407A truce between John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans is agreed under the auspices of John, Duke of Berry. Orléans would be assassinated three days later by Burgundy.
- 1845Anglo-French blockade of the Río de la Plata: Battle of Vuelta de Obligado.
- 1861American Civil War: Secession ordinance is filed by Kentucky’s Confederate government.
- 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.
- 1952Slánský trials – a series of Stalinist and anti-Semitic show trials in Czechoslovakia.
- 1969Vietnam War: The Plain Dealer publishes explicit photographs of dead villagers from the My Lai massacre in Vietnam.
- 1985Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released.
- 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.
- 2001In Washington, D.C., U.S. President George W. Bush dedicates the United States Department of Justice headquarters building as the Robert F. Kennedy Justice Building, honoring the late Robert F. Kennedy on what would have been his 76th birthday.
Who were born on November 20?
- 1889Edwin Hubble, American astronomer (d. 1953)
- 1917Bobby Locke, South African golfer (d. 1987)
- 1941Haseena Moin, Pakistani television writer and playwright
- 1945Nanette Workman, American-born Canadian singer and actress
- 1946Judy Woodruff, American TV anchor
- 1948John R. Bolton, American ambassador
- 1949Thelma Drake, American politician
- 1966Jill Thompson, American comic book writer and artist
- 1968Tommy Asinga, Surinamese track star
- 1970Joe Zaso, American actor
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