November 23: Day of the Week
November 23, 2020 is the 328th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 38 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Sagittarius 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 23 Historical Event(s)
- 1863American Civil War: Battle of Chattanooga begins – Union forces led by General Ulysses S. Grant reinforce troops at Chattanooga, Tennessee and counter-attack Confederate troops.
- 1867The Manchester Martyrs are hanged in Manchester, England for killing a police officer while freeing two Irish nationalists from custody.
- 1940World War II: Romania becomes a signatory of the Tripartite Pact, officially joining the Axis Powers.
- 1943World War II: Tarawa and Makin atolls fall to American forces.
- 1946French Navy fire in Hai Phong, Viet Nam, kills 6,000 civilians.
- 1955The Cocos Islands are transferred from the control of the United Kingdom to Australia.
- 1976Apneist Jacques Mayol is the first man to reach a depth of 100 m undersea without breathing equipment.
- 1980A series of earthquakes in southern Italy kills approximately 3,000 people.
- 2003Rose Revolution: the Georgian president Eduard Shevardnadze resigns following weeks of mass protests over flawed elections.
- 2011Arab Spring: After 11 months of protests in Yemen, The Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh Signs a deal to transfer power to the vice president, in exchange for legal immunity.
Who were born on November 23?
- 1915John Dehner, American actor (d. 1992)
- 1923Billy Haughton, American harness driver and trainer (d. 1986)
- 1935Vladislav Volkov, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 1971)
- 1943Andrew Goodman, American civil rights activist (d. 1964)
- 1946Diana Quick, English actress
- 1947Jean-Pierre Foucault, French television host
- 1972Alf-Inge Haaland, Norwegian footballer
- 1972Chris Adler, American drummer (Lamb of God)
- 1974Juventud Guerrera, Mexican professional wrestler
- 1978Kayvan Novak, English actor
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