What happened this day in history November 5, 1948

What are the important events that happened on November 5, 1948? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 5, 1948: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 5, 1948 is the 310th day of the year 1948 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 56 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 23, 1948 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectadecagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $255.91. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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.

Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who were born on November 5, 1948?

  • 1948
    Bernard-Henri Lévy, French public intellectual
  • 1948
    Bob Barr, American politician
  • 1948
    Hridayananda dasa Goswami, ISKCON guru
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    Peter Hammill, British musician (Van der Graaf Generator)
  • 1948
    William Daniel Phillips, American physicist, Nobel laureate

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