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Monday November 8, 2021

November 8: Day of the Week

November 8, 2021 is the 312th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 53 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.

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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.

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November 8 Historical Event(s)

  • 1602
    The Bodleian Library at Oxford University is opened to the public.
  • 1892
    The New Orleans general strike begins, uniting black and white American trade unionists in a successful four-day general strike action for the first time.
  • 1901
    Bloody clashes take place in Athens following the translation of the Gospels into demotic Greek.
  • 1933
    Great Depression: New Deal – US President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed.
  • 1937
    The Nazi exhibition Der ewige Jude (“The Eternal Jew”) opens in Munich.
  • 1939
    Venlo Incident: Two British agents of SIS are captured by the Germans.
  • 1957
    Operation Grapple X, Round C1: Britain conducts its first successful hydrogen bomb test over Kiritimati in the Pacific.
  • 1973
    The right ear of John Paul Getty III is delivered to a newspaper together with a ransom note, convincing his father to pay 2.9 million USD.
  • 2004
    War in Iraq: More than 10,000 U.S. troops and a small number of Iraqi army units participate in a siege on the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah.
  • 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?

  • 1868
    Felix Hausdorff, German mathematician (d. 1942)
  • 1896
    Bucky Harris, baseball player (d. 1977)
  • 1922
    Ademir Marques de Menezes, Brazilian footballer (d. 1996)
  • 1923
    Jack Kilby, American electrical engineer, Nobel laureate (d. 2005)
  • 1924
    Johnny Bower, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1935
    Alfonso López Trujillo, Colombian Cardinal Bishop (d. 2008)
  • 1970
    José Francisco Porras, Costa Rican footballer
  • 1978
    Tim de Cler, Dutch footballer
  • 1980
    Ana Vidović, Croatian virtuoso classical guitarist
  • 1981
    Azura Skye, American actress

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