November 20: Day of the Week
November 20, 2021 is the 324th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 41 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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)
- 284Diocletian is chosen as Roman Emperor.
- 762During An Shi Rebellion, Tang Dynasty, with the help of Huihe tribe, recaptured Luoyang from the rebels.
- 1845Anglo-French blockade of the Río de la Plata: Battle of Vuelta de Obligado.
- 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.
- 1936José Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falange, is killed by a republican execution squad.
- 1940World War II: Hungary becomes a signatory of the Tripartite Pact, officially joining the Axis Powers.
- 1945Nuremberg Trials: Trials against 24 Nazi war criminals start at the Palace of Justice at Nuremberg.
- 1969Vietnam War: The Plain Dealer publishes explicit photographs of dead villagers from the My Lai massacre in Vietnam.
- 1989Velvet Revolution: The number of protesters assembled in Prague, Czechoslovakia swells from 200,000 the day before to an estimated half-million.
- 1998The first module of the International Space Station, Zarya, is launched.
Who were born on November 20?
- 1880George McBride, American baseball player (d. 1973)
- 1882Andy Coakley, American baseball player and coach (d. 1963)
- 1907Fran Allison, American television personality (d. 1989)
- 1921Jim Garrison, American attorney and judge (d. 1992)
- 1937Ruth Laredo, American pianist (d. 2005)
- 1963Ming-Na Wen, Macau actress
- 1965Yoshiki Hayashi, Japanese musician (X Japan)
- 1970Matt Blunt, American politician
- 1984Ferdinando Monfardini, Italian racing driver
- 1985Dan Byrd, American actor
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