About November 28

November 28, 2024 is the 333rd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 33 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

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Sagittarius 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 62 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On November 28

  • 1095
    On the last day of the Council of Clermont, Pope Urban II appoints Bishop Adhemar of Le Puy and Count Raymond IV of Toulouse to lead the First Crusade to the Holy Land.
  • 1443
    Skanderbeg and his forces liberate Kruja in Middle Albania and raise the Albanian flag.
  • 1520
    After navigating through a strait at the southern end of South America, three ships under the command of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan reach the Pacific Ocean, becoming the first Europeans to sail from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific.
  • 1814
    The Times in London is for the first time printed by automatic, steam powered presses built by the German inventors Friedrich Koenig and Andreas Friedrich Bauer, signaling the beginning of the availability of newspapers to a mass audience.
  • 1843
    Ka Lā Hui: Hawaiian Independence Day – The Kingdom of Hawaii is officially recognized by the United Kingdom and France as an independent nation.
  • 1885
    Bulgarian victory in the Serbo-Bulgarian War preserves the Unification of Bulgaria.
  • 1893
    Women vote in a national election for the first time: the New Zealand general election.
  • 1909
    Sergei Rachmaninoff makes the debut performance of his Piano Concerto No. 3, considered to be one of the most technically challenging piano concertos in the standard classical repertoire.
  • 1910
    Eleftherios Venizelos, leader of the Liberal Party, wins the Greek elections again.
  • 1912
    Albania declares its independence from the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1914
    World War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.
  • 1925
    The Grand Ole Opry begins broadcasting in Nashville, Tennessee as WSM Barn Dance.
  • 1942
    In Boston, Massachusetts, a fire in the Cocoanut Grove nightclub kills 491 people.
  • 1943
    World War II: Tehran Conference – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin meet in Tehran, Iran to discuss war strategy.
  • 1966
    Michel Micombero overthrows the monarchy of Burundi and makes himself the first president.
  • 1971
    Fred Quilt, a leader of the Tsilhqot'in First Nation is severely beaten by Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers; he dies two days later.
  • 1971
    Wasfi al-Tal, Prime Minister of Jordan, is assassinated by the Black September unit of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
  • 1972
    Last executions in Paris, of the Clairvaux Mutineers, Roger Bontems and Claude Buffet, guillotined at La Sante Prison. (Bontems had been found innocent of murder by the court, but as Buffet’s accomplice is condemned to death anyway.) The chief executioner is Andre Obrecht.
  • 1975
    East Timor declares its independence from Portugal.
  • 1980
    Iran–Iraq War: Operation Morvarid – Over 70% of Iraqi Navy was destroyed by Iranian Navy in The Persian Gulf. The Iranian Navy’s Day.

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