November 3: Day of the Week
November 3, 2021 is the 307th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 58 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Scorpio 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 3 Historical Event(s)
- 644Umar ibn al-Khattab, the second Muslim caliph, is assassinated by a Persian slave in Medina.
- 1867Garibaldi and his followers are defeated in the Battle of Mentana and fail to end the Pope’s Temporal power in Rome (it would be achieved three years later).
- 1913The United States introduces an income tax.
- 1918Poland declares its independence from Russia.
- 1918The German Revolution of 1918–1919 begins when 40,000 sailors take over the port in Kiel.
- 1942World War II: The Koli Point action begins during the Guadalcanal Campaign and ends on November 12.
- 1943World War II: 500 aircraft of the U.S. 8th Air Force devastate Wilhelmshafen harbor in Germany.
- 1975Syed Nazrul Islam, A. H. M. Qamaruzzaman, Tajuddin Ahmad, and Muhammad Mansur Ali, Bangladeshi politicians and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman loyalists, murdered in the Dhaka Central Jail.
- 1978Dominica gains its independence from the United Kingdom.
- 1979Greensboro massacre: Five members of the Communist Workers Party are shot dead and seven are wounded by a group of Klansmen and neo-Nazis during a “Death to the Klan” rally in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States.
Who were born on November 3?
- 1794William Cullen Bryant, American poet and journalist (d. 1878)
- 1909James Reston, American journalist (d. 1995)
- 1911Kick Smit, Dutch footballer (d. 1974)
- 1931Michael Fu Tieshan, Chinese bishop (d. 2007)
- 1933Aneta Corsaut, American actress (d. 1995)
- 1951André Wetzel, Dutch footballer, manager and technical director
- 1969Niels van Steenis, Dutch rower
- 1971Diego Alessi, Italian race car driver
- 1974Tariq Abdul-Wahad, French basketball player
- 1984Christian Bakkerud, Danish racing driver (d. 2011)
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