November 23: Day of the Week
November 23, 2018 was the 327th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 38 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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.
- 1889The first jukebox goes into operation at the Palais Royale Saloon in San Francisco.
- 1936Life magazine is reborn as a photo magazine and enjoys instant success.
- 1955The Cocos Islands are transferred from the control of the United Kingdom to Australia.
- 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.
- 2003Rose Revolution: the Georgian president Eduard Shevardnadze resigns following weeks of mass protests over flawed elections.
- 2004The Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, the largest religious building in Georgia, is consecrated.
- 2007MS Explorer, a cruise liner carrying 154 people, sinks in the Antarctic Ocean south of Argentina after hitting an iceberg near the South Shetland Islands. There are no fatalities.
- 2009The Maguindanao massacre occurs in Ampatuan, Maguindanao, Mindanao, Philippines
Who were born on November 23?
- 1907Lars Leksell, Swedish physician (d. 1986)
- 1950Maik Galakos, Greek footballer
- 1953Rick Bayless, American chef and restaurateur
- 1955Mary Landrieu, American politician
- 1960Robin Roberts, American television reporter
- 1971Khalid Al-Muwallid, Saudi footballer
- 1976Page Kennedy, American actor
- 1977Adam Eaton, American baseball player
- 1978Kayvan Novak, English actor
- 1998Bradley Steven Perry, American child actor
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