November 5: Day of the Week
November 5, 2021 is the 309th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 56 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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)
- 1499Publication of the Catholicon in Tréguier (Brittany). This Breton-French-Latin dictionary was written in 1464 by Jehan Lagadeuc. It is the first Breton dictionary as well as the first French dictionary.
- 1780French-American forces under Colonel LaBalme are defeated by Miami Chief Little Turtle.
- 1831Nat Turner, American slave leader, is tried, convicted, and sentenced to death in Virginia.
- 1872Women’s suffrage in the United States: In defiance of the law, suffragist Susan B. Anthony votes for the first time, and is later fined $100.
- 1916The Kingdom of Poland is proclaimed by the Act of November 5th of the emperors of Germany and Austria-Hungary.
- 1917October Revolution: In Tallinn, Estonia, Communist leader Jaan Anvelt leads revolutionaries in overthrowing the Provisional Government (As Estonia and Russia are still using the Julian Calendar, subsequent period references show an October 23 date).
- 1925Secret agent Sidney Reilly, the first “super-spy” of the 20th century, is executed by the OGPU, the secret police of the Soviet Union.
- 1983Byford Dolphin diving bell accident kills five and leaves one severely injured.
- 1995André Dallaire attempts to assassinate Prime Minister Jean Chrétien of Canada. He is thwarted when the Prime Minister’s wife locks the door.
- 1996President of Pakistan Farooq Ahmed Khan Leghari dismisses the government of Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and dissolves the National Assembly of Pakistan.
Who were born on November 5?
- 1271Mahmud Ghazan, Mongol ruler (d. 1304)
- 1894Beardsley Ruml, American economist and tax plan author (d. 1960)
- 1911Baby Marie Osborne, American actress (d. 2010)
- 1917Jacqueline Auriol, French aviatrix (d. 2000)
- 1934Victor Argo, American actor (d. 2004)
- 1943Sam Shepard, American playwright and actor
- 1957Jon-Erik Hexum, American actor (d. 1984)
- 1966James Allen, British journalist
- 1977Maarten Tjallingii, Dutch racing cyclist
- 1986BoA, Korean singer
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