November 23: Day of the Week
November 23, 2023 is the 327th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 38 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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)
- 1808French and Poles defeat the Spanish at battle of Tudela
- 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.
- 1910Johan Alfred Ander becomes the last person to be executed in Sweden.
- 1918Heber J. Grant succeeds Joseph F. Smith as the seventh president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- 1936Life magazine is reborn as a photo magazine and enjoys instant success.
- 1946French Navy fire in Hai Phong, Viet Nam, kills 6,000 civilians.
- 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.
- 1996Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 is hijacked, then crashes into the Indian Ocean off the coast of Comoros after running out of fuel, killing 125.
- 2009The Maguindanao massacre occurs in Ampatuan, Maguindanao, Mindanao, Philippines
- 2011Arab Spring: After 11 months of protests in Yemen, The Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh Signs a deal to transfer power to the vice president, in exchange for legal immunity.
Who were born on November 23?
- 1875Anatoly Lunacharsky, Russian literary critic and politician (d. 1933)
- 1924Anita Linda, Filipino actress
- 1945Keith Hampshire, English singer-songwriter
- 1950Maik Galakos, Greek footballer
- 1969Jonathan Seet, Canadian singer
- 1977Myriam Boileau, Canadian diver
- 1979Nihat Kahveci, Turkish footballer
- 1980David Britz, American nano-technologist
- 1984Lucas Grabeel, American actor and singer
- 1986Gia Johnson, British fashion model
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