About November 1

November 1, 2021 is the 305th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 60 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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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 92 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On November 1

  • 996
    Emperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk, Bishop of Freising, which is the oldest known document using the name Ostarrîchi (Austria in Old High German).
  • 1179
    Philip II is crowned King of France.
  • 1348
    The anti-royalist Union of Valencia attacks the Jews of Murviedro on the pretext that they are serfs of the King of Valencia and thus “royalists.”
  • 1555
    French Huguenots establish the France Antarctique colony in present-day Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • 1604
    William Shakespeare’s tragedy Othello is presented for the first time, at Whitehall Palace in London.
  • 1612
    (22 October O.S.) Time of Troubles in Russia: Moscow, Kitai-gorod, is captured by Russian troops under command of Dmitry Pozharsky
  • 1790
    Edmund Burke publishes Reflections on the Revolution in France, in which he predicts that the French Revolution will end in a disaster.
  • 1814
    Congress of Vienna opens to re-draw the European political map after the defeat of France, in the Napoleonic Wars.
  • 1886
    Ananda College, a leading Buddhist school in Sri Lanka is established with 37 students.
  • 1896
    A picture showing the unclad (bare) breasts of a woman appears in National Geographic magazine for the first time.
  • 1897
    The first Library of Congress building opened its doors to the public. The Library had been housed in the Congressional Reading Room in the U.S. Capitol.
  • 1901
    Sigma Phi Epsilon, the largest national male collegiate fraternity is established at Richmond College, in Richmond, VA.
  • 1916
    Paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous “stupidity or treason” speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government.
  • 1937
    Stalinists execute Pastor Paul Hamberg and seven members of Azerbaijan’s Lutheran community.
  • 1945
    Australia joins the United Nations.
  • 1950
    Pope Pius XII claims Papal Infallibility when he formally defines the dogma of the Assumption of Mary.
  • 1951
    Operation Buster-Jangle: 6,500 American soldiers are exposed to ‘Desert Rock’atomic explosions for training purposes in Nevada. Participation is not voluntary.
  • 1953
    Andhra Pradesh attained statehood on 1 November 1953, with Kurnool as its capital.
  • 1956
    The Indian states Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Mysore state are formally created under the States Reorganisation Act.
  • 1973
    Watergate Scandal: Leon Jaworski is appointed as the new Watergate Special Prosecutor.

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