November 3: Day of the Week
November 3, 2019 is the 307th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 58 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 1468Liège is sacked by Charles I of Burgundy’s troops.
- 1493Christopher Columbus first sights the island of Dominica in the Caribbean Sea.
- 1793French playwright, journalist and feminist Olympe de Gouges is guillotined.
- 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).
- 1932Panagis Tsaldaris becomes the 142nd Prime Minister of Greece.
- 1944World War II: Two supreme commanders of the Slovak National Uprising, Generals Ján Golian and Rudolf Viest are captured, tortured and later executed by German forces.
- 1964Washington D.C. residents are able to vote in a presidential election for the first time.
- 1969Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon addresses the nation on television and radio, asking the “silent majority” to join him in solidarity on the Vietnam War effort and to support his policies.
- 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.
- 1986The Federated States of Micronesia gain independence from the United States of America.
Who were born on November 3?
- 1887Samuil Marshak, Russian writer and children’s poet (d. 1964)
- 1894William George Barker, Canadian First World War fighter ace (d. 1930)
- 1910Richard Hurndall, British actor (d. 1984)
- 1930Frits Staal, Dutch philosopher and scholar
- 1938Akira Kobayashi, Japanese singer
- 1938Martin Dunwoody, British mathematician
- 1949Anna Wintour, English-born American magazine editor
- 1969Robert Miles, Swiss record producer and musician
- 1976Guillermo Franco, Argentine/Mexican footballer
- 1986Paul Derbyshire, Italian rugby player
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