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

  • 365
    The Alamanni cross the Rhine and invade Gaul. Emperor Valentinian I moves to Paris to command the army and defend the Gallic cities.
  • 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.”
  • 1611
    William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy The Tempest is presented for the first time, at Whitehall Palace in London.
  • 1755
    Lisbon earthquake: In Portugal, Lisbon is destroyed by a massive earthquake and tsunami, killing between sixty thousand and ninety thousand people.
  • 1765
    The British Parliament enacts the Stamp Act on the 13 colonies in order to help pay for British military operations in North America.
  • 1805
    Napoleon Bonaparte invades Austria during the War of the Third Coalition.
  • 1814
    Congress of Vienna opens to re-draw the European political map after the defeat of France, in the Napoleonic Wars.
  • 1848
    In Boston, Massachusetts, the first medical school for women, The Boston Female Medical School (which later merged with the Boston University School of Medicine), opens.
  • 1886
    Ananda College, a leading Buddhist school in Sri Lanka is established with 37 students.
  • 1915
    Parris Island is officially designated a US Marine Corps Recruit Depot.
  • 1918
    Malbone Street Wreck: the worst rapid transit accident in US history occurs under the intersection of Malbone Street and Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, New York City, with at least 93 deaths.
  • 1943
    World War II: Battle of Empress Augusta Bay, United States Marines, the 3rd Marine Division, land on Bougainville in the Solomon Islands.
  • 1945
    The official North Korean newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, is first published under the name Chongro.
  • 1948
    Athenagoras I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople is enthroned.
  • 1948
    Off southern Manchuria, 6,000 people are killed as a Chinese merchant ship explodes and sinks.
  • 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.
  • 1970
    Club Cinq-Sept fire in Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, France kills 146 young people.
  • 1973
    Watergate Scandal: Leon Jaworski is appointed as the new Watergate Special Prosecutor.
  • 1981
    Antigua and Barbuda gain independence from the United Kingdom.

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