Saturday November 23, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

November 23: Day of the Week

November 23, 2024 is the 328th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 38 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.

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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

November 23 Historical Event(s)

534 BC
Thespis of Icaria becomes the first recorded actor to portray a character onstage.
1499
Pretender to the throne Perkin Warbeck is hanged for reportedly attempting to escape from the Tower of London. He had invaded England in 1497, claiming to be the lost son of King Edward IV of England.
1808
French and Poles defeat the Spanish at battle of Tudela
1867
The Manchester Martyrs are hanged in Manchester, England for killing a police officer while freeing two Irish nationalists from custody.
1876
Corrupt Tammany Hall leader William Magear Tweed (better known as Boss Tweed) is delivered to authorities in New York City after being captured in Spain.
1914
Mexican Revolution: The last of U.S. forces withdraw from Veracruz, occupied seven months earlier in response to the Tampico Affair.
1963
The BBC broadcasts the first ever episode of Doctor Who (starring William Hartnell) which is the world’s longest running science fiction drama.
1990
The 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.
2003
Rose Revolution: the Georgian president Eduard Shevardnadze resigns following weeks of mass protests over flawed elections.
2010
The Bombardment of Yeonpyeong occurs on Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea. The North Korean artillery attack kills 2 civilians and 2 South Korean marines.

Who were born on November 23?

1221
King Alfonso X of Castile (d. 1284)
1864
Henry Bourne Joy, American automobile executive (d. 1936)
1871
William Watt, Premier of Victoria, Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives (d. 1946)
1909
Nigel Tranter, British historian and writer (d. 2000)
1920
Wayne Thiebaud, American painter
1943
Sue Nicholls, British actress
1949
Sandra Stevens, British singer (Brotherhood of Man)
1953
Rick Bayless, American chef and restaurateur
1972
Chris Adler, American drummer (Lamb of God)
1987
Nicole Polizzi, Chilean-born American reality television personality

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