About November 5

November 5, 2021 is the 309th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 56 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

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

What Happened On November 5

  • 1530
    The St. Felix’s Flood destroys the city of Reimerswaal in the Netherlands.
  • 1605
    The arrest of Guy Fawkes, found during a search of the Palace of Westminster, foils Robert Catesby’s plot to destroy the House of Lords and all within it.
  • 1743
    Coordinated scientific observations of the transit of Mercury are organized by Joseph-Nicolas Delisle.
  • 1811
    Salvadoran priest José Matías Delgado, rang the bells of La Merced church in San Salvador, calling for insurrection and launching the 1811 Independence Movement
  • 1838
    The Federal Republic of Central America begins to disintegrate when Nicaragua separates from the Federation.
  • 1854
    Crimean War: The Battle of Inkerman.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: Abraham Lincoln removes George B. McClellan as commander of the Union Army for the second and final time.
  • 1895
    George B. Selden is granted the first U.S. patent for an automobile.
  • 1913
    King Otto of Bavaria is deposed by his cousin, Prince Regent Ludwig, who assumes the title Ludwig III.
  • 1916
    The Everett Massacre takes place in Everett, Washington as political differences lead to a shoot-out between the Industrial Workers of the World organizers and local police.
  • 1916
    The Kingdom of Poland is proclaimed by the Act of November 5th of the emperors of Germany and Austria-Hungary.
  • 1937
    Adolf Hitler holds a secret meeting and states his plans for acquiring “living space” for the German people.
  • 1945
    Colombia joins the United Nations.
  • 1986
    USS Rentz, USS Reeves and USS Oldendorf visit Qingdao (Tsing Tao) China – the first US Naval visit to China since 1949.
  • 1990
    Rabbi Meir Kahane, founder of the far-right Kach movement, is shot dead after a speech at a New York City hotel.
  • 1996
    President of Pakistan Farooq Ahmed Khan Leghari dismisses the government of Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and dissolves the National Assembly of Pakistan.
  • 2003
    Green River Killer Gary Ridgway pleaded guilty to 48 counts of murder.
  • 2006
    Saddam Hussein, former president of Iraq, and his co-defendants Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Awad Hamed al-Bandar are sentenced to death in the al-Dujail trial for the role in the massacre of the 148 Shi'as in 1982.
  • 2007
    China’s first lunar satellite, Chang'e 1 goes into orbit around the Moon.
  • 2009
    US Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan kills 13 and wounds 29 at Fort Hood, Texas in the deadliest mass shooting at a US military installation.

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