October 11: Day of the Week
October 11, 2020 is the 285th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 81 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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October 11 Historical Event(s)
- 1852The University of Sydney, Australia’s oldest university, is inaugurated in Sydney.
- 1864Campina Grande, Brazil is established as a city.
- 1890In Washington, DC, the Daughters of the American Revolution is founded.
- 1899Second Boer War begins: In South Africa, a war between the United Kingdom and the Boers of the Transvaal and Orange Free State erupts.
- 1899The Western League is renamed the American League.
- 1941Beginning of the National Liberation War of Macedonia.
- 1944Tuvinian People’s Republic or formerly Tannu Tuva is annexed by the U.S.S.R
- 1962Second Vatican Council: Pope John XXIII convenes the first ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church in 92 years.
- 1984Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk.
- 2001The Polaroid Corporation files for federal bankruptcy protection.
Who were born on October 11?
- 1884Friedrich Bergius, German chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1949)
- 1918Jerome Robbins, American choreographer (d. 1998)
- 1926Thích Nhất Hạnh, Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk
- 1930LaVell Edwards, American football coach
- 1941Lester Bowie, American jazz trumpeter (d. 1999)
- 1948Cecilia, Spanish singer-songwriter (d. 1976)
- 1953David Morse, American actor
- 1964Michael J. Nelson, American actor
- 1967Daniel Razon, Vice Presiding Minister, Church of God International
- 1973Takeshi Kaneshiro, actor/model
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