What happened this day in history November 7

What are the important events that happened on November 7? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 7: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 7 is the 311st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 54 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 25, 2019 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 26,218,080 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

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

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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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 79 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 2,512 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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November 7 Historical Events

  • 335
    Athanasius is banished to Trier, on charge that he prevented a grain fleet from sailing to Constantinople.
  • 680
    The Sixth Ecumenical Council commences in Constantinople.
  • 1918
    Kurt Eisner overthrows the Wittelsbach dynasty in the Kingdom of Bavaria.
  • 1921
    The Partito Nazionale Fascista (PNF), National Fascist Party, comes into existence.
  • 1933
    Fiorello H. La Guardia is elected the 99th mayor of New York City.
  • 1944
    Franklin D. Roosevelt elected for a record fourth term as President of the United States of America.
  • 1957
    Cold War: The Gaither Report calls for more American missiles and fallout shelters.
  • 1967
    US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, establishing the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
  • 1973
    The U.S. Congress overrides President Richard M. Nixon’s veto of the War Powers Resolution, which limits presidential power to wage war without congressional approval.
  • 2000
    The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration discovers one of the country’s largest LSD labs inside a converted military missile silo in Wamego, Kansas.

Who were born on November 7?

  • 1876
    Charlie Townsend, English cricketer (d. 1958)
  • 1913
    Albert Camus, French writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1960)
  • 1930
    Rudy Boschwitz, American politician
  • 1940
    Antonio Skármeta, Chilean writer
  • 1940
    Dakin Matthews, American actor
  • 1942
    Tom Peters, American writer
  • 1947
    Yutaka Fukumoto, Japanese professional baseball player
  • 1985
    Sebastian Aldén, Swedish motorcycle racer
  • 1986
    David Nelson, American football player
  • 1988
    Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukrainian tennis player

Who died on November 7?

  • 1550
    Jon Arason, the last Roman Catholic bishop of Iceland (b. 1484)
  • 1713
    Elizabeth Barry, English actress (b. 1658)
  • 1872
    Alfred Clebsch, German mathematician (b. 1833)
  • 1922
    Sam Thompson, American baseball player (b. 1860)
  • 1944
    Hannah Szenes, Jewish woman who parachuted into Yugoslavia during World War II to help save the Jews of Hungary (b. 1921)
  • 1944
    Richard Sorge, Soviet spy (b. 1895)
  • 1968
    Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician (b. 1906)
  • 1974
    Eric Linklater, British author (b. 1899)
  • 2005
    Anthony Sawoniuk, Belarusian-born Nazi war criminal (b. 1921)
  • 2007
    George W. George, American theater, Broadway and film producer (b. 1920)

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