November 4, 2023 was the 308th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 57 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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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.
November 4 Historical Event(s)
Eighty Years’ War: In Flanders, Spain captures Antwerp (after three days the city is nearly destroyed).
W.A. Mozart’s Symphony No. 36 is performed for the first time in Linz, Austria.
Count Camillo Benso di Cavour becomes the prime minister of Piedmont-Sardinia, which soon expands to become Italy.
The University of Washington opens in Seattle, Washington as the Territorial University.
The Italian unknown soldier is buried in the Altare della Patria (Fatherland Altar) in Rome.
World 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.
World War II: Bitola Liberation Day
In a test of the Nike-Hercules air defense missile, Shot Dominic-Tightrope is successfully detonated 69,000 feet above Johnston Island. It would also be the last atmospheric nuclear test conducted by the United States.
Chinese authorities arrest cyber-dissident He Depu for signing a pro-democracy letter to the 16th Communist Party Congress.
Proposition 8 passes in California, revoking state recognition of LGBT marriages.
Who were born on November 4?
Carlos P. Garcia, 8th President of the Philippines (1957–1960) (d. 1971)
Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist (d. 1967)
Martin Balsam, American actor (d. 1996)
Doris Roberts, American actress
Bernard Cardinal Law, Archbishop Emeritus of Boston,
Robert Mapplethorpe, American photographer (d. 1989)
Dr. Marvel Williamson, American educator
Malena Ernman, Swedish opera singer
Curtis Stone, Australian chef and television personality
T.O.P, Korean rapper (Big Bang)
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