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
Athanasius is banished to Trier, on charge that he prevented a grain fleet from sailing to Constantinople.
The Sixth Ecumenical Council commences in Constantinople.
Kurt Eisner overthrows the Wittelsbach dynasty in the Kingdom of Bavaria.
The Partito Nazionale Fascista (PNF), National Fascist Party, comes into existence.
Fiorello H. La Guardia is elected the 99th mayor of New York City.
Franklin D. Roosevelt elected for a record fourth term as President of the United States of America.
Cold War: The Gaither Report calls for more American missiles and fallout shelters.
US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, establishing the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
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.
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?
Charlie Townsend, English cricketer (d. 1958)
Albert Camus, French writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1960)
Rudy Boschwitz, American politician
Antonio Skármeta, Chilean writer
Dakin Matthews, American actor
Tom Peters, American writer
Yutaka Fukumoto, Japanese professional baseball player
Sebastian Aldén, Swedish motorcycle racer
David Nelson, American football player
Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukrainian tennis player
Who died on November 7?
Jon Arason, the last Roman Catholic bishop of Iceland (b. 1484)
Elizabeth Barry, English actress (b. 1658)
Alfred Clebsch, German mathematician (b. 1833)
Sam Thompson, American baseball player (b. 1860)
Hannah Szenes, Jewish woman who parachuted into Yugoslavia during World War II to help save the Jews of Hungary (b. 1921)
Richard Sorge, Soviet spy (b. 1895)
Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician (b. 1906)
Eric Linklater, British author (b. 1899)
Anthony Sawoniuk, Belarusian-born Nazi war criminal (b. 1921)
George W. George, American theater, Broadway and film producer (b. 1920)
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