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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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)
- 534 BCThespis of Icaria becomes the first recorded actor to portray a character onstage.
- 1248Conquest of Seville by the Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile.
- 1499Pretender 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.
- 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.
- 1946French Navy fire in Hai Phong, Viet Nam, kills 6,000 civilians.
- 1971Representatives of the People’s Republic of China attend the United Nations, including the United Nations Security Council, for the first time.
- 2004The Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, the largest religious building in Georgia, is consecrated.
- 2005Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is elected president of Liberia and becomes the first woman to lead an African country.
Who were born on November 23?
- 1641Anthonie Heinsius, Dutch statesman (d. 1720)
- 1837Johannes Diderik van der Waals, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1923)
- 1897Karl Gebhardt, German Nazi figure (d. 1948)
- 1920Wayne Thiebaud, American painter
- 1928Jerry Bock, American musical theatre composer (d. 2010)
- 1945Jerry Harris, American sculptor
- 1946Diana Quick, English actress
- 1950Chuck Schumer, American politician
- 1961Merv Hughes, Australian cricketer
- 1978Alison Mosshart, American musician
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