November 23: Day of the Week
November 23, 2021 is the 327th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 38 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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.
- 1876Corrupt Tammany Hall leader William Magear Tweed (better known as Boss Tweed) is delivered to authorities in New York City after being captured in Spain.
- 1910Johan Alfred Ander becomes the last person to be executed in Sweden.
- 1914Mexican Revolution: The last of U.S. forces withdraw from Veracruz, occupied seven months earlier in response to the Tampico Affair.
- 1918Heber J. Grant succeeds Joseph F. Smith as the seventh president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- 1934An Anglo-Ethiopian boundary commission in the Ogaden discovers an Italian garrison at Walwal, well within Ethiopian territory. This leads to the Abyssinia Crisis.
- 1985Gunmen hijack EgyptAir Flight 648 while en route from Athens to Cairo. When the plane lands in Malta, Egyptian commandos storm the aircraft, but 60 people die in the raid.
- 1990The first all woman expedition to the South Pole (3 Americans, 1 Japanese and 12 Russians), sets off from Antarctica on the 1st leg of a 70 day, 1287 kilometre ski trek.
- 2001The Convention on Cybercrime is signed in Budapest, Hungary.
- 2004The Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, the largest religious building in Georgia, is consecrated.
Who were born on November 23?
- 1915John Dehner, American actor (d. 1992)
- 1920Wayne Thiebaud, American painter
- 1923Billy Haughton, American harness driver and trainer (d. 1986)
- 1925José Napoleón Duarte, Salvadoran politician (d. 1990)
- 1933Ali Shariati, Iranian sociologist and revolutionary
- 1935Vladislav Volkov, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 1971)
- 1972Chris Adler, American drummer (Lamb of God)
- 1978Kayvan Novak, English actor
- 1983Thomas Pridgen, American musician
- 1987Nicole Polizzi, Chilean-born American reality television personality
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