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)
- 1138Ly Anh Tong is enthroned as emperor of Vietnam at the age of two, starting a 37-year reign.
- 1757Seven Years’ War: Frederick the Great defeats the allied armies of France and the Holy Roman Empire at the Battle of Rossbach.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1925Secret agent Sidney Reilly, the first “super-spy” of the 20th century, is executed by the OGPU, the secret police of the Soviet Union.
- 1950Korean War: British and Australian forces from the 27th British Commonwealth Brigade successfully halted the advancing Chinese 117th Division during the Battle of Pakchon.
- 1967The Hither Green rail crash in the United Kingdom kills 49 people. Survivors include Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees.
- 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?
- 1855Léon Teisserenc de Bort, French meteorologist (d. 1913)
- 1910General Sir John Hackett, Australian-British soldier, author (d. 1997)
- 1947Peter Noone, English musician (Herman’s Hermits)
- 1949Armin Shimerman, American actor
- 1953Joyce Maynard, American writer
- 1962Marcus J. Ranum, American computer software designer
- 1963Andrea McArdle, American actress
- 1970Javy López, baseball player
- 1981Paul Chapman, Australian rules footballer
- 1988Virat Kohli, Indian cricketer
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