November 21: Day of the Week
November 21, 2019 is the 325th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 40 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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 21 Historical Event(s)
- 164 BCJudas Maccabaeus, son of Mattathias of the Hasmonean family, restores the Temple in Jerusalem. This event is commemorated each year by the festival of Hanukkah.
- 1620Plymouth Colony settlers sign the Mayflower Compact (November 11, O.S.).
- 1894Port Arthur, Manchuria falls to the Japanese, a decisive victory of the First Sino-Japanese War, after which Japanese troops massacre the remaining inhabitants of the city.
- 1905Albert Einstein’s paper, Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?, is published in the journal “Annalen der Physik”. This paper reveals the relationship between energy and mass. This leads to the mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc².
- 1962The Chinese People’s Liberation Army declares a unilateral cease-fire in the Sino-Indian War.
- 1969The first permanent ARPANET link is established between UCLA and SRI.
- 1979The United States Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan is attacked by a mob and set on fire, killing four. (see: Foreign relations of Pakistan)
- 1985United States Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan Pollard is arrested for spying after being caught giving Israel classified information on Arab nations. He is subsequently sentenced to life in prison.
- 1990The Charter of Paris for a New Europe refocuses the efforts of the Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europeon post-Cold War issues.
- 2002NATO invites Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia to become members.
Who were born on November 21?
- 1877Sigfrid Karg-Elert, German composer (d. 1933)
- 1932Beryl Bainbridge, British novelist (d. 2010)
- 1948George Zimmer, American entrepreneur
- 1964Shane Douglas, American wrestler
- 1968Alex James, English bassist (Blur)
- 1973Inés Sastre, Spanish model and actress
- 1975Cherie Johnson, American actress
- 1981Wesley Britt, American football player
- 1983Brianna Garcia, American professional wrestler
- 1983Jamie Langley, English rugby player
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