November 4: Day of the Week
November 4, 2021 is the 308th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 57 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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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 4 Historical Event(s)
- 1429Joan of Arc liberates Saint-Pierre-le-Moûtier.
- 1501Catherine of Aragon (later Henry VIII’s first wife) meets Arthur Tudor, Henry VIII’s older brother – they would later marry.
- 1576Eighty Years’ War: In Flanders, Spain captures Antwerp (after three days the city is nearly destroyed).
- 1677The future Mary II of England marries William, Prince of Orange. They would later jointly reign as William and Mary.
- 1783W.A. Mozart’s Symphony No. 36 is performed for the first time in Linz, Austria.
- 1839The Newport Rising: the last large-scale armed rebellion against authority in mainland Britain.
- 1924Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming is elected the first female governor in the United States.
- 1956Soviet troops enter Hungary to end the Hungarian revolution against the Soviet Union, that started on October 23. Thousands are killed, more are wounded, and nearly a quarter million leave the country.
- 1970Genie, a 13-year-old feral child is found in Los Angeles, California having been locked in her bedroom for most of her life.
- 1970Vietnam War: Vietnamization – The United States turns control of the Binh Thuy Air Base in the Mekong Delta over to South Vietnam.
Who were born on November 4?
- 1740Augustus Montague Toplady, English author of hymn “Rock of Ages” (d. 1778)
- 1907Draga Matkovic, German concert pianist
- 1918Art Carney, American actor (d. 2003)
- 1932Tommy Makem Irish folk singer-songwriter (d. 2007)
- 1951Traian Băsescu, President of Romania
- 1954Chris Difford, English musician and songwriter (Squeeze)
- 1969Matthew McConaughey, American actor
- 1977Tonicha Jeronimo, British actress
- 1979Audrey Hollander, American pornographic actress
- 1982Devin Hester, American football player
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