November 7: Day of the Week
November 7, 2023 was the 311th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 54 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.
November 7 Historical Event(s)
- 680The Sixth Ecumenical Council commences in Constantinople.
- 1885In Craigellachie, British Columbia, construction ends on the Canadian Pacific Railway extending across Canada.
- 1917World War I: Third Battle of Gaza ends: British forces capture Gaza from the Ottoman Empire.
- 1918The 1918 influenza epidemic spreads to Western Samoa, killing 7,542 (about 20% of the population) by the end of the year.
- 1931The Chinese Soviet Republic is proclaimed on the anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution.
- 1941World War II: Soviet hospital ship Armenia is sunk by German planes while evacuating refugees and wounded military and staff of several Crimean hospitals. It is estimated that over 5,000 people died in the sinking.
- 1989East German Prime Minister Willi Stoph, along with his entire cabinet, is forced to resign after huge anti-government protests.
- 1991Magic Johnson announces that he is infected with HIV and retires from the NBA.
- 2000Controversial US presidential election that is later resolved in the Bush v. Gore Supreme Court Case.
- 2001SABENA, the national airline of Belgium, goes bankrupt
Who were born on November 7?
- 1905William Alwyn, English composer (d. 1985)
- 1935W. S. Rendra, Indonesian poet and playwright (d. 2009)
- 1936Dame Gwyneth Jones, Welsh soprano
- 1943Stephen Greenblatt, American literary critic
- 1947Holmes Osborne, American actor
- 1955Shirley Eikhard, Canadian singer-songwriter
- 1970Andy Houston, American NASCAR driver
- 1972Mike Goldman, Australian media personality
- 1978Mohamed Aboutrika, Egyptian footballer
- 1983Forrest Kline, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Hellogoodbye)
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