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)
- 1838The Federal Republic of Central America begins to disintegrate when Nicaragua separates from the Federation.
- 1862American Civil War: Abraham Lincoln removes George B. McClellan as commander of the Union Army for the second and final time.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1943Bombing of the Vatican.
- 1970Vietnam War: The United States Military Assistance Command in Vietnam reports the lowest weekly American soldier death toll in five years (24).
- 1990Rabbi Meir Kahane, founder of the far-right Kach movement, is shot dead after a speech at a New York City hotel.
- 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?
- 1494Hans Sachs, German mastersinger (d. 1576)
- 1911Baby Marie Osborne, American actress (d. 2010)
- 1935Lester Piggott, British jockey
- 1946Gram Parsons, American musician (d. 1973)
- 1958Mo Gaffney, American actress and comedian
- 1971Edmond Leung, Hong Kong singer
- 1973Alexei Yashin, Russian ice hockey player
- 1977Richard Wright, English footballer
- 1980Eva González, Spanish model and beauty queen
- 1986BoA, Korean singer
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