Wednesday November 20, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

November 20: Day of the Week

November 20, 2024 is the 325th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 41 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.

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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 20 Historical Event(s)

1739
Start of the Battle of Porto Bello between British and Spanish forces during the War of Jenkins’ Ear.
1789
New Jersey becomes the first U.S. state to ratify the Bill of Rights.
1910
Mexican 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.
1917
Ukraine is declared a republic.
1936
José Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falange, is killed by a republican execution squad.
1940
World War II: Hungary becomes a signatory of the Tripartite Pact, officially joining the Axis Powers.
1952
Slánský trials – a series of Stalinist and anti-Semitic show trials in Czechoslovakia.
1985
Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released.
2001
In 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.
2003
After the November 15 bombings, a second day of the 2003 Istanbul Bombings occurs in Istanbul, Turkey, destroying the Turkish head office of HSBC Bank AS and the British consulate.

Who were born on November 20?

270
Maximinus II, Roman Emperor (d. 313)
1761
Pope Pius VIII (d. 1830)
1762
Pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (d. 1833)
1928
Aleksey Batalov, Russian actor
1945
Nanette Workman, American-born Canadian singer and actress
1949
Thelma Drake, American politician
1956
Mark Gastineau, American football player
1972
Sheema Kalbasi, Iranian poet
1978
Freya Lin, Taiwanese singer
1984
Tashard Choice, American football player

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