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 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
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)
- 1791The Western Confederacy of American Indians wins a major victory over the United States in the Battle of the Wabash.
- 1839The Newport Rising: the last large-scale armed rebellion against authority in mainland Britain.
- 1847Sir James Young Simpson, a British physician, discovers the anaesthetic properties of chloroform.
- 1922In Egypt, British archaeologist Howard Carter and his men find the entrance to Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings.
- 1924Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming is elected the first female governor in the United States.
- 1942World War II: Second Battle of El Alamein – Disobeying a direct order by Adolf Hitler, General Field Marshal Erwin Rommel leads his forces on a five-month retreat.
- 1944World War II: Bitola Liberation Day
- 1970Vietnam War: Vietnamization – The United States turns control of the Binh Thuy Air Base in the Mekong Delta over to South Vietnam.
- 1995Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin is assassinated by an extremist Orthodox Israeli.
- 2008Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States.
Who were born on November 4?
- 1883Nikolaos Plastiras, Greek general (d. 1953)
- 1922Benno Besson, Swiss actor (d. 2006)
- 1928Larry Bunker, American jazz drummer, vibraphonist, and percussionist (d. 2005)
- 1932Tommy Makem Irish folk singer-songwriter (d. 2007)
- 1933C. Odumegwu Ojukwu, Nigerian politician
- 1953Carlos Gutierrez, American politician and 35th United States Secretary of Commerce
- 1972Luís Figo, Portuguese footballer
- 1976Bruno Junqueira, Brazilian racing driver
- 1976Peter Van Houdt, Belgian footballer
- 1978John Grabow, American baseball player
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