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)
- 1248Conquest of Seville by the Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile.
- 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.
- 1889The first jukebox goes into operation at the Palais Royale Saloon in San Francisco.
- 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.
- 1955The Cocos Islands are transferred from the control of the United Kingdom to Australia.
- 1963The BBC broadcasts the first ever episode of Doctor Who (starring William Hartnell) which is the world’s longest running science fiction drama.
- 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.
- 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.
Who were born on November 23?
- 1888Harpo Marx, American comedian (d. 1964)
- 1916P. K. Page, Canadian poet (d. 2010)
- 1923Billy Haughton, American harness driver and trainer (d. 1986)
- 1925José Napoleón Duarte, Salvadoran politician (d. 1990)
- 1948Frank Worthington, English footballer
- 1953Rick Bayless, American chef and restaurateur
- 1955Ludovico Einaudi, Italian composer and pianist
- 1977Adam Eaton, American baseball player
- 1986Gia Johnson, British fashion model
- 1987Nicole Polizzi, Chilean-born American reality television personality
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