November 5: Day of the Week
November 5, 2019 is the 309th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 56 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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 5 Historical Event(s)
- 1138Ly Anh Tong is enthroned as emperor of Vietnam at the age of two, starting a 37-year reign.
- 1768Treaty of Fort Stanwix, the purpose of which is to adjust the boundary line between Indian lands and white settlements set forth in the Proclamation of 1763 in the Thirteen Colonies.
- 1831Nat Turner, American slave leader, is tried, convicted, and sentenced to death in Virginia.
- 1895George B. Selden is granted the first U.S. patent for an automobile.
- 1916The Everett Massacre takes place in Everett, Washington as political differences lead to a shoot-out between the Industrial Workers of the World organizers and local police.
- 1916The Kingdom of Poland is proclaimed by the Act of November 5th of the emperors of Germany and Austria-Hungary.
- 1937Adolf Hitler holds a secret meeting and states his plans for acquiring “living space” for the German people.
- 1983Byford Dolphin diving bell accident kills five and leaves one severely injured.
- 1990Rabbi Meir Kahane, founder of the far-right Kach movement, is shot dead after a speech at a New York City hotel.
- 1995André Dallaire attempts to assassinate Prime Minister Jean Chrétien of Canada. He is thwarted when the Prime Minister’s wife locks the door.
Who were born on November 5?
- 1613Isaac de Benserade, French poet (d. 1691)
- 1818Benjamin Franklin Butler, 33rd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1893)
- 1943Friedman Paul Erhardt (Chef Tell), German-born American TV chef (d. 2007)
- 1948Bernard-Henri Lévy, French public intellectual
- 1950Thorbjørn Jagland, Norwegian statesman
- 1960Tilda Swinton, English actress
- 1962Abédi Pelé, Ghanaian footballer
- 1963Brian Wheat, American musician (Tesla)
- 1974Jerry Stackhouse, American basketball player
- 1981Ümit Ergirdi, Turkish footballer
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