Friday November 8, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

November 8: Day of the Week

November 8, 2024 is the 313th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 53 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.

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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 8 Historical Event(s)

1519
Hernán Cortés enters Tenochtitlán and Aztec ruler Moctezuma welcomes him with a great celebration.
1520
Stockholm Bloodbath begins: A successful invasion of Sweden by Danish forces results in the execution of around 100 people.
1861
American Civil War: The “Trent Affair” – The USS San Jacinto stops the United Kingdom mail ship Trent and arrests two Confederate envoys, sparking a diplomatic crisis between the UK and US.
1917
The People’s Commissars give authority to Vladimir Lenin, Leon Trotsky, and Joseph Stalin.
1937
The Nazi exhibition Der ewige Jude (“The Eternal Jew”) opens in Munich.
1942
World War II: French resistance coup in Algiers, in which 400 civilian French patriots neutralize Vichyist XIXth Army Corps after 15 hours of fighting, and arrest several Vichyst generals, allowing the immediate success of Operation Torch in Algiers.
1942
World War II: Operation Torch – United States and United Kingdom forces land in French North Africa.
1987
Remembrance Day Bombing: A Provisional IRA bomb explodes in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland during a ceremony honouring those who had died in wars involving British forces. Twelve people are killed and sixty-three wounded.
2002
Iraq disarmament crisis: UN Security Council Resolution 1441 – The United Nations Security Council unanimously approves a resolution on Iraq, forcing Saddam Hussein to disarm or face “serious consequences”.
2011
The potentially hazardous asteroid 2005 YU55 passed 0.85 lunar distances from Earth (about 324600 km), the closest known approach by an asteroid of its brightness since mpl 2010 XC in 1976.

Who were born on November 8?

1848
Gottlob Frege, German mathematician and logician (d. 1925)
1883
Arnold Bax, English composer (d. 1953)
1884
Hermann Rorschach, Swiss psychiatrist (d. 1922)
1924
Johnny Bower, Canadian ice hockey player
1958
Ken Lamberton, American writer, former teacher, and convicted sex offender
1966
Urmas Välbe, Estonian cross-country skier
1968
Sergio Porrini, Italian footballer
1974
Seishi Kishimoto, Japanese manga author
1977
Jully Black, Canadian R&B singer
1980
Luís Fabiano, Brazilian footballer

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