About November 1

November 1, 2020 is the 306th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 60 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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Scorpio is the sun 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 103 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On November 1

  • 365
    The Alamanni cross the Rhine and invade Gaul. Emperor Valentinian I moves to Paris to command the army and defend the Gallic cities.
  • 1611
    William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy The Tempest is presented for the first time, at Whitehall Palace in London.
  • 1765
    The British Parliament enacts the Stamp Act on the 13 colonies in order to help pay for British military operations in North America.
  • 1790
    Edmund Burke publishes Reflections on the Revolution in France, in which he predicts that the French Revolution will end in a disaster.
  • 1901
    Sigma Phi Epsilon, the largest national male collegiate fraternity is established at Richmond College, in Richmond, VA.
  • 1922
    The last sultan of the Ottoman Empire, Mehmed VI, abdicates.
  • 1941
    American photographer Ansel Adams takes a picture of a moonrise over the town of Hernandez, New Mexico that would become one of the most famous images in the history of photography.
  • 1944
    World War II: Units of the British Army land at Walcheren in the Netherlands.
  • 1945
    Australia joins the United Nations.
  • 1945
    The official North Korean newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, is first published under the name Chongro.
  • 1946
    The New York Knicks played against the Toronto Huskies at the Maple Leaf Gardens, in the first Basketball Association of America game. The Knicks would win 68–66.
  • 1950
    Pope Pius XII claims Papal Infallibility when he formally defines the dogma of the Assumption of Mary.
  • 1950
    Puerto Rican nationalists Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempt to assassinate US President Harry S. Truman at Blair House.
  • 1951
    Operation Buster-Jangle: 6,500 American soldiers are exposed to ‘Desert Rock’atomic explosions for training purposes in Nevada. Participation is not voluntary.
  • 1955
    The bombing of United Airlines Flight 629 occurs near Longmont, Colorado, killing all 39 passengers and five crew members aboard the Douglas DC-6B airliner.
  • 1956
    The Indian states Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Mysore state are formally created under the States Reorganisation Act.
  • 1961
    50,000 women in 60 cities participate in the inaugural Women Strike for Peace (WSP) against nuclear proliferation.
  • 1973
    Watergate Scandal: Leon Jaworski is appointed as the new Watergate Special Prosecutor.
  • 1981
    Antigua and Barbuda gain independence from the United Kingdom.
  • 1993
    The Maastricht Treaty takes effect, formally establishing the European Union.

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