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)
- 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.
- 1811Salvadoran priest José Matías Delgado, rang the bells of La Merced church in San Salvador, calling for insurrection and launching the 1811 Independence Movement
- 1854Crimean War: The Battle of Inkerman.
- 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.
- 1925Secret agent Sidney Reilly, the first “super-spy” of the 20th century, is executed by the OGPU, the secret police of the Soviet Union.
- 1945Colombia joins the United Nations.
- 1983Byford Dolphin diving bell accident kills five and leaves one severely injured.
- 1996President of Pakistan Farooq Ahmed Khan Leghari dismisses the government of Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and dissolves the National Assembly of Pakistan.
- 2003Green River Killer Gary Ridgway pleaded guilty to 48 counts of murder.
- 2006Saddam Hussein, former president of Iraq, and his co-defendants Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Awad Hamed al-Bandar are sentenced to death in the al-Dujail trial for the role in the massacre of the 148 Shi'as in 1982.
Who were born on November 5?
- 1549Philippe de Mornay, French writer (d. 1623)
- 1715John Brown, English writer (d. 1766)
- 1919Hasan Askari, Pakistani philosopher (d. 1978)
- 1935Lester Piggott, British jockey
- 1948William Daniel Phillips, American physicist, Nobel laureate
- 1952Vandana Shiva, Indian physicist
- 1962Abédi Pelé, Ghanaian footballer
- 1966James Allen, British journalist
- 1971Corin Nemec, American actor
- 1974Angela Gossow, German vocalist (Arch Enemy)
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