November 5: Day of the Week
November 5, 2019 was the 309th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 56 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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.
- 1688The Glorious Revolution begins: William of Orange lands at Brixham.
- 1743Coordinated scientific observations of the transit of Mercury are organized by Joseph-Nicolas Delisle.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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).
- 1967The Hither Green rail crash in the United Kingdom kills 49 people. Survivors include Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees.
Who were born on November 5?
- 1890Jan Zrzavý, Czech painter (d. 1977)
- 1910General Sir John Hackett, Australian-British soldier, author (d. 1997)
- 1935Christopher Wood, English screenwriter and novellist
- 1941Yoshiyuki Tomino, Japanese Mecha anime creator
- 1947Quint Davis, American festival producer
- 1957Jon-Erik Hexum, American actor (d. 1984)
- 1961Gina Mastrogiacomo, American actress (d. 2001)
- 1963Hans Gillhaus, Dutch footballer and director of football
- 1971Dana Jacobson, American sportscaster
- 1986BoA, Korean singer
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