November 5: Day of the Week
November 5, 2018 was the 309th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 56 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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.
- 1688The Glorious Revolution begins: William of Orange lands at Brixham.
- 1811Salvadoran priest José Matías Delgado, rang the bells of La Merced church in San Salvador, calling for insurrection and launching the 1811 Independence Movement
- 1862Indian Wars: In Minnesota, 303 Dakota warriors are found guilty of rape and murder of whites and are sentenced to hang. 38 are ultimately executed and the others reprieved.
- 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.
- 1911After declaring war on the Ottoman Empire on September 29, 1911, Italy annexes Tripoli and Cyrenaica.
- 1943Bombing of the Vatican.
- 1986USS Rentz, USS Reeves and USS Oldendorf visit Qingdao (Tsing Tao) China – the first US Naval visit to China since 1949.
- 2003Green River Killer Gary Ridgway pleaded guilty to 48 counts of murder.
- 2007China’s first lunar satellite, Chang'e 1 goes into orbit around the Moon.
Who were born on November 5?
- 1913Vivien Leigh, English actress (d. 1967)
- 1921Georges Cziffra, Hungarian pianist (d. 1994)
- 1938Joe Dassin, French-speaking American singer (d. 1980)
- 1943Friedman Paul Erhardt (Chef Tell), German-born American TV chef (d. 2007)
- 1955Karan Thapar, Indian journalist and political analyst
- 1956Denise Jannah, Dutch Suriname-born jazz vocalist
- 1962Abédi Pelé, Ghanaian footballer
- 1971Edmond Leung, Hong Kong singer
- 1971Jonny Greenwood, guitarist (Radiohead)
- 1981Thomas Müller, German actor
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