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November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 54 days remain until the end of the year.

This day marks the approximate midpoint of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and of spring in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the September equinox).

Events

  • 335Athanasius is banished to Trier, on charge that he prevented a grain fleet from sailing to Constantinople.
  • 680 – The Sixth Ecumenical Council commences in Constantinople.
  • 921Treaty of Bonn: The Frankish kings Charles the Simple and Henry the Fowler sign a peace treaty or 'pact of friendship' (amicitia), to recognize their borders along the Rhine.
  • 1426Lam Sơn uprising: Lam Sơn rebels emerge victorious against the Ming army in the Battle of Tốt Động – Chúc Động taking place in Đông Quan, in now Hanoi.
  • 1492 – The Ensisheim meteorite, the oldest meteorite with a known date of impact, strikes the Earth around noon in a wheat field outside the village of Ensisheim, Alsace, France.
  • 1619Elizabeth Stuart is crowned Queen of Bohemia.
  • 1665The London Gazette, the oldest surviving journal, is first published.
  • 1775John Murray, the Royal Governor of the Colony of Virginia, starts the first mass emancipation of slaves in North America by issuing Lord Dunmore's Offer of Emancipation, which offers freedom to slaves who abandoned their colonial masters to fight with Murray and the British.
  • 1786 – The oldest musical organization in the United States is founded as the Stoughton Musical Society.
  • 1811Tecumseh's War: The Battle of Tippecanoe is fought near present-day Battle Ground, Indiana, United States.
  • 1837 – In Alton, Illinois, abolitionist printer Elijah P. Lovejoy is shot dead by a mob while attempting to protect his printing shop from being destroyed a third time.
  • 1861American Civil War: Battle of Belmont: In Belmont, Missouri, Union forces led by General Ulysses S. Grant overrun a Confederate camp but are forced to retreat when Confederate reinforcements arrive.
  • 1861 – The first Melbourne Cup horse race is held in Melbourne, Australia.
  • 1862American Civil War: Union General Ambrose Burnside was assigned to command the Army of the Potomac in Antietam, Maryland. After Union General George B. McClellan refused to pursue Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia after their retreat from the Battle of Antietam.
  • 1874 – A cartoon by Thomas Nast in Harper's Weekly, is considered the first important use of an elephant as a symbol for the United States Republican Party.
  • 1881Mapuche rebels attack the Chilean settlement of Nueva Imperial, as defenders fled to the hills and the settlement was effectively destroyed.[1]
  • 1885 – The completion of Canada's first transcontinental railway is symbolized by the Last Spike ceremony at Craigellachie, British Columbia.
  • 1893Women's suffrage: Women in the U.S. state of Colorado are granted the right to vote, the second state to do so.
  • 1900Second Boer War: Battle of Leliefontein, a battle during which the Royal Canadian Dragoons win three Victoria Crosses.
  • 1900 – The People's Party is founded in Cuba.
  • 1907Jesús García saves the entire town of Nacozari de García by driving a burning train full of dynamite six kilometers (3.7 miles) away before it can explode.
  • 1908Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are reportedly killed in San Vicente Canton, Bolivia.
  • 1910 – The first air freight shipment (from Dayton, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio) is undertaken by the Wright brothers and department store owner Max Moorehouse.
  • 1912 – The Deutsche Opernhaus (now Deutsche Oper Berlin) opens in the Berlin neighborhood of Charlottenburg, with a production of Beethoven's Fidelio.
  • 1913 – The first day of the Great Lakes Storm of 1913, a massive blizzard that ultimately killed 250 and caused over $5 million (about $118,098,000 in 2013 dollars) damage. Winds reach hurricane force on this date.
  • 1914 – The first issue of The New Republic is published.
  • 1914 – The German colony of Kiaochow Bay and its centre at Tsingtao are captured by Japanese forces.
  • 1916Jeannette Rankin is the first woman elected to the United States Congress.
  • 1916 – Woodrow Wilson is reelected as President of the United States.
  • 1916 – Boston Elevated Railway Company's streetcar No. 393 smashes through the warning gates of the open Summer Street drawbridge in Boston, Massachusetts, plunging into the frigid waters of Fort Point Channel, killing 46 people.[2]
  • 1917 – The Gregorian calendar date of the October Revolution, which gets its name from the Julian calendar date of 25 October. On this date in 1917, the Bolsheviks storm the Winter Palace.
  • 1917 – World War I: Third Battle of Gaza ends: British forces capture Gaza from the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1918 – The 1918 influenza epidemic spreads to Western Samoa, killing 7,542 (about 20% of the population) by the end of the year.
  • 1918 – Kurt Eisner overthrows the Wittelsbach dynasty in the Kingdom of Bavaria.
  • 1919 – The first Palmer Raid is conducted on the second anniversary of the Russian Revolution. Over 10,000 suspected communists and anarchists are arrested in 23 U.S. cities.
  • 1920Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow issues a decree that leads to the formation of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.
  • 1929 – In New York City, the Museum of Modern Art opens to the public.
  • 1931 – The Chinese Soviet Republic is proclaimed on the anniversary of the October Revolution.
  • 1933Fiorello H. La Guardia is elected the 99th mayor of New York City.
  • 1940 – In Tacoma, Washington, the original Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapses in a windstorm, a mere four months after the bridge's completion.
  • 1941World War II: Soviet hospital ship Armenia is sunk by German planes while evacuating refugees and wounded military and staff of several Crimean hospitals. It is estimated that over 5,000 people died in the sinking.
  • 1944 – Soviet spy Richard Sorge, a half-Russian, half-German World War I veteran, is hanged by his Japanese captors along with 34 of his ring.
  • 1944 – Franklin D. Roosevelt elected for a record fourth term as President of the United States.
  • 1949 – The first oil was taken in Oil Rocks (Neft Daşları), oldest offshore oil platform.
  • 1954 – In the US, Armistice Day becomes Veterans Day.
  • 1956Suez Crisis: The United Nations General Assembly adopts a resolution calling for the United Kingdom, France and Israel to immediately withdraw their troops from Egypt.
  • 1956 – Hungarian Revolution: János Kádár returns to Budapest in a Soviet armored convoy, officially taking office as the next Hungarian leader. By this point, most armed resistance has been defeated.
  • 1957Cold War: The Gaither Report calls for more American missiles and fallout shelters.
  • 1962Eleanor Roosevelt, wife and First Lady of the 32nd president of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt, dies in her bed at her home in New York City.
  • 1967Carl B. Stokes is elected as Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, becoming the first African American mayor of a major American city.
  • 1967 – US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, establishing the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
  • 1972 – US President Richard Nixon is re-elected President.
  • 1973 – The United States Congress overrides President Richard M. Nixon's veto of the War Powers Resolution, which limits presidential power to wage war without congressional approval.
  • 1975 – In Bangladesh, a joint force of people and soldiers takes part in an uprising led by Colonel Abu Taher that ousts and kills Brigadier Khaled Mosharraf, freeing the then house-arrested army chief and future president Maj-Gen. Ziaur Rahman.
  • 1983United States Senate bombing: A bomb explodes inside the United States Capitol. No one is injured, but an estimated $250,000 in damage is caused.
  • 1987 – In Tunisia, president Habib Bourguiba is overthrown and replaced by Prime Minister Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
  • 1989Douglas Wilder wins the governor's seat in Virginia, becoming the first elected African American governor in the United States.
  • 1989 – David Dinkins becomes the first African American to be elected Mayor of New York City.
  • 1989 – East German Prime Minister Willi Stoph, along with his entire cabinet, is forced to resign after huge anti-government protests.
  • 1990Mary Robinson becomes the first woman to be elected President of the Republic of Ireland.
  • 1991Magic Johnson announces that he is HIV-positive and retires from the NBA.
  • 1994WXYC, the student radio station of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, provides the world's first internet radio broadcast.
  • 1996NASA launches the Mars Global Surveyor.
  • 2000 – Controversial US presidential election that is later resolved in the Bush v. Gore Supreme Court Case, electing George W. Bush the 43rd President of the United States.
  • 2000 – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration discovers one of the country's largest LSD labs inside a converted military missile silo in Wamego, Kansas.
  • 2004Iraq War: The interim government of Iraq calls for a 60-day "state of emergency" as U.S. forces storm the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah.
  • 2007Jokela school shooting in Tuusula, Finland, resulting in the death of nine people.
  • 2012 – An earthquake off the Pacific coast of Guatemala kills at least 52 people.
  • 2017 – Shamshad TV is attacked by armed gunmen and suicide bombers. A security guard was killed and 20 people were wounded. ISIS claims responsibility for the attack.

Births

  • 13 BCEmperor Keikō of Japan (d. 130)
  • 630Constans II, Byzantine emperor (d. 668)
  • 994Ibn Hazm, Arabian philosopher and scholar (d. 1069)
  • 1186Ögedei Khan, Mongol ruler, 2nd Great Khan of the Mongol Empire (d. 1241)
  • 1316Simeon of Russia (d. 1353)
  • 1456Margaret of Bavaria, Electress Palatine, Princess of Bavaria-Landshut by birth (d. 1501)
  • 1525Georg Cracow, German lawyer and politician (d. 1575)
  • 1598Francisco de Zurbarán, Spanish painter (d. 1664)
  • 1619Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French author and poet (d. 1692)
  • 1650John Robinson, English bishop and diplomat (d. 1723)
  • 1683Anton thor Helle, German-Estonian clergyman, author, and translator (d. 1748)
  • 1687William Stukeley, English archaeologist and physician (d. 1765)
  • 1706Carlo Cecere, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1761)
  • 1728James Cook, English captain, navigator, and cartographer (d. 1779)
  • 1750Friedrich Leopold zu Stolberg-Stolberg, German poet and lawyer (d. 1819)
  • 1787Carl Carl, Polish-born actor and theatre director (d. 1854)[3]
  • 1789Alfred Kelley, American legislator, canal builder, and railroad magnate (d. 1859)[4]
  • 1800Platt Rogers Spencer, American calligrapher and educator (d. 1864)
  • 1805Thomas Brassey, English engineer and businessman (d. 1870)
  • 1818Emil du Bois-Reymond, German physician and physiologist (d. 1896)
  • 1830Emanuele Luigi Galizia, Maltese architect and civil engineer (d. 1907)
  • 1832Andrew Dickson White, American historian, academic, and diplomat, co-founded Cornell University (d. 1918)
  • 1838Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, French author and playwright (d. 1889)
  • 1843William Plankinton, American businessman, industrialist and banker (d. 1905)
  • 1846Ignaz Brüll, Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1907)
  • 1851Chris von der Ahe, German-American businessman (d. 1913)
  • 1858Bipin Chandra Pal, Indian academic and activist (d. 1932)
  • 1860Jean Baptiste Eugène Estienne, French general and engineer (d. 1936)
  • 1860 – Paul Peel, Canadian painter and academic (d. 1892)
  • 1861Jeff Milton, American police officer (d. 1947)
  • 1867Marie Curie, Polish chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1934)[5]
  • 1872Lucille La Verne, American actress (d. 1945)
  • 1872 – Leonora Speyer, American poet and violinist (d. 1956)
  • 1876Charlie Townsend, English cricketer and lawyer (d. 1958)
  • 1878Lise Meitner, Austrian-English physicist and academic (d. 1968)
  • 1879King Baggot, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1948)
  • 1879 – Leon Trotsky, Russian theorist and politician, founded the Red Army (d. 1940)
  • 1886Aron Nimzowitsch, Russian-Danish chess player and theoretician (d. 1935)
  • 1888C. V. Raman, Indian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
  • 1888 – Nestor Makhno, Ukrainian anarchist revolutionary, founded the Black Army (d. 1934)
  • 1890Jan Matulka, Czech-American painter and illustrator (d. 1972)
  • 1891Genrikh Yagoda, director of the NKVD (d. 1938)
  • 1893Leatrice Joy, American actress (d. 1985)
  • 1893 – Margaret Leech, American historian and author (d. 1974)
  • 1896Esdras Minville, Canadian economist and sociologist (d. 1975)
  • 1897Herman J. Mankiewicz, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1953)
  • 1897 – Armstrong Sperry, American author and illustrator (d. 1976)
  • 1898Margaret Morris, American actress (d. 1968)
  • 1898 – Raphaël Salem, Greek-French mathematician and academic (d. 1963)
  • 1899Yitzhak Lamdan, Russian-Israeli journalist and poet (d. 1954)
  • 1900Nellie Campobello, Mexican writer who chronicled the Mexican Revolution (d. 1986)
  • 1901Norah McGuinness, Irish painter and illustrator (d. 1980)
  • 1903Ary Barroso, Brazilian pianist and composer (d. 1964)
  • 1903 – Dean Jagger, American actor (d. 1991)
  • 1903 – Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist, ethologist, and ornithologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1989)
  • 1905William Alwyn, English composer, conductor, and educator (d. 1985)
  • 1906Eugene Carson Blake, American minister and educator (d. 1985)
  • 1908Marijac, French author and illustrator (d. 1994)
  • 1909Ruby Hurley, American activist (d. 1980)
  • 1909 – Norman Krasna, American director, producer, screenwriter, and playwright (d. 1984)
  • 1912Victor Beaumont, German-English actor (d. 1977)
  • 1913Albert Camus, French novelist, philosopher, and journalist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1960)
  • 1913 – Alekos Sakellarios, Greek director and screenwriter (d. 1991)
  • 1913 – Mikhail Solomentsev, Soviet politician, member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (d. 2008)
  • 1914Archie Campbell, American actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1987)
  • 1914 – R. A. Lafferty, American soldier, engineer, and author (d. 2002)
  • 1915Philip Morrison, American astrophysicist and academic (d. 2005)
  • 1915 – M. Athalie Range, American activist and politician (d. 2006)
  • 1917Titos Vandis, Greek actor (d. 2003)
  • 1918Paul Aussaresses, French general (d. 2013)
  • 1918 – Billy Graham, American minister and author (d. 2018)
  • 1918 – Maria Teresa de Noronha, Portuguese singer (d. 1993)
  • 1919Ellen Stewart, American director and producer (d. 2011)
  • 1920Max Kampelman, American lawyer and diplomat (d. 2013)
  • 1920 - Elaine Morgan, Welsh writer, aquatic ape hypothesis (d. 2013)[6]
  • 1921Lisa Ben, American singer-songwriter and journalist (d. 2015)
  • 1921 – Jack Fleck, American soldier and golfer (d. 2014)
  • 1921 – Susanne Hirzel, member of the White Rose (d. 2012)
  • 1922Ghulam Azam, Bangladeshi politician (d. 2014)
  • 1922 – Al Hirt, American trumpet player and bandleader (d. 1999)
  • 1923Gene Callahan, American art director and production designer (d. 1990)
  • 1926Joan Sutherland, Australian soprano (d. 2010)
  • 1927Hiroshi Yamauchi, Japanese businessman (d. 2013)
  • 1928Richard G. Scott, American engineer and religious leader (d. 2015)
  • 1929Jesús de Polanco, Spanish publisher and businessman (d. 2007)
  • 1929 – Eric Kandel, Austrian-American neuroscientist and psychiatrist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1929 – Lila Kaye, English actress (d. 2012)
  • 1930Rudy Boschwitz, German-American soldier and politician
  • 1931G. Edward Griffin, American director, producer, and author
  • 1935W. S. Rendra, Indonesian poet and playwright (d. 2009)
  • 1936Gwyneth Jones, Welsh soprano
  • 1937Mary Daheim, American journalist and author
  • 1938Dee Clark, American singer-songwriter (d. 1990)
  • 1938 – Jake Gibbs, American baseball player and coach
  • 1938 – Jim Kaat, American baseball player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1938 – Barry Newman, American actor
  • 1939Barbara Liskov, American computer scientist and academic
  • 1940Dakin Matthews, American actor, director, and playwright
  • 1940 – Antonio Skármeta, Chilean author and academic
  • 1941Madeline Gins, American poet and architect (d. 2014)
  • 1941 – Angelo Scola, Italian cardinal and philosopher
  • 1942Tom Peters, American businessman and author
  • 1942 – Johnny Rivers, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1942 – Jean Shrimpton, English model and actress
  • 1943Silvia Cartwright, New Zealand lawyer, judge, and politician, 18th Governor-General of New Zealand
  • 1943 – Stephen Greenblatt, American theorist, scholar, and critic
  • 1943 – Boris Gromov, Russian general and politician, Governor of Moscow Oblast
  • 1943 – Joni Mitchell, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1943 – Michael Spence, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1944Luigi Riva, Italian footballer and manager
  • 1944 – Peter Wilby, English journalist
  • 1945Joe Niekro, American baseball player (d. 2006)
  • 1946Chrystos, American writer and activist[7]
  • 1947Bob Anderson, English darts player
  • 1947 – Rebecca Eaton, American television producer
  • 1947 – Yutaka Fukumoto, Japanese baseball player and coach
  • 1947 – Ron Leavitt, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2008)
  • 1947 – Sondhi Limthongkul, Thai journalist and politician
  • 1948Stephen Green, Baron Green of Hurstpierpoint, English businessman and politician
  • 1948 – Buck Martinez, American baseball player and manager
  • 1948 – Alex Ribeiro, Brazilian race car driver
  • 1949Stephen Bruton, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (d. 2009)
  • 1949 – Steven Stucky, American composer and academic (d. 2016)
  • 1949 – David S. Ware, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (d. 2012)
  • 1950Lindsay Duncan, Scottish actress
  • 1950 – John Lang, Australian rugby league player and coach
  • 1951Gerard F. Gilmore, New Zealand astronomer and academic
  • 1951 – Kevin MacMichael, Canadian guitarist, songwriter, and record producer (d. 2002)
  • 1951 – Lawrence O'Donnell, American journalist and talk show host
  • 1951 – John Tamargo, American baseball player and coach
  • 1952David Petraeus, American general, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
  • 1952 – Modibo Sidibé, Sudanese-Malian police officer and politician, Prime Minister of Mali
  • 1952 – Valeriy Zuyev, Ukrainian footballer and manager (d. 2016)
  • 1953Maire Aunaste, Estonian journalist and author
  • 1953 – Erik Balke, Norwegian saxophonist and composer
  • 1953 – Christopher Foster, English bishop
  • 1953 – Lucinda Green, English equestrian and journalist
  • 1954James Gray, Scottish politician
  • 1954 – Guy Gavriel Kay, Canadian lawyer and author
  • 1954 – Gil Junger, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1954 – Kamal Haasan, Tamil actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1955Al Attles, American basketball player and coach[8]
  • 1956Mikhail Alperin, Ukrainian pianist and composer (d. 2018)
  • 1956 – Jonathan Palmer, English race car driver and businessman
  • 1956 – Judy Tenuta, American actress, producer, screenwriter, and accordion player
  • 1957John Benitez, American DJ, songwriter, and producer
  • 1957 – King Kong Bundy, American wrestler (d. 2019)
  • 1957 – Christopher Knight, American actor
  • 1958Dmitry Kozak, Russian politician; Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
  • 1959Billy Gillispie, American basketball player and coach
  • 1959 – Alexandre Guimarães, Brazilian-Costa Rican footballer and manager
  • 1960Tommy Thayer, American guitarist and songwriter
  • 1960 – Shyamaprasad, Indian filmmaker
  • 1961Orlando Mercado, American baseball player and coach
  • 1962Tracie Savage, American actress and journalist
  • 1962 – Dirk Shafer, American model, actor, and director (d. 2015)
  • 1963John Barnes, Jamaican-English footballer and manager
  • 1963 – Sam Graves, American farmer and politician
  • 1964Troy Beyer, American actress, director, and screenwriter
  • 1964 – Philip Hollobone, English soldier and politician
  • 1964 – Liam Ó Maonlaí, Irish keyboard player and songwriter
  • 1964 – Dana Plato, American actress (d. 1999)
  • 1964 – Bonnie St. John, American skier and scholar
  • 1965Steve Parkin, English footballer and manager
  • 1965 – Sigrun Wodars, German runner and physiotherapist
  • 1966Calvin Borel, American jockey
  • 1967Steve DiGiorgio, American singer-songwriter and bass player
  • 1967 – David Guetta, French DJ, record producer, remixer, and songwriter
  • 1967 – Hikaru Ijūin, Japanese radio host
  • 1967 – Rafael Herbert Reyes, Dominican wrestler
  • 1967 – Sharleen Spiteri, Scottish singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1968Russ Springer, American baseball player
  • 1969Michelle Clunie, American actress
  • 1969 – Hélène Grimaud, French pianist
  • 1969 – Michel Picard, Canadian ice hockey player and scout
  • 1970Andy Houston, American race car driver
  • 1970 – Marc Rosset, Swiss-Monacan tennis player
  • 1970 – Morgan Spurlock, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1970 – Paul Ware, English footballer (d. 2013)
  • 1971Jamie Drummond, Scottish-Canadian journalist and critic
  • 1971 – Robin Finck, American guitarist and songwriter
  • 1971 – Matthew Ryan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1971 – Trivikram Srinivas, Indian director and screenwriter
  • 1972Danny Grewcock, English rugby player
  • 1972 – Jason London, American actor and producer
  • 1972 – Jeremy London, American actor and producer
  • 1972 – Hasim Rahman, American boxer
  • 1972 – Marcus Stewart, English footballer and coach
  • 1973Catê, Brazilian footballer and manager (d. 2011)
  • 1973 – Yunjin Kim, South Korean-American actress
  • 1973 – Martín Palermo, Argentinian footballer and manager
  • 1974Kris Benson, American baseball player
  • 1974 – Brigitte Foster-Hylton, Jamaican hurdler
  • 1974 – Christian Gómez, Argentinian footballer
  • 1974 – Chris Summers, Norwegian drummer
  • 1975Venkat Prabhu, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1976Rob Caggiano, American guitarist and producer
  • 1976 – Mark Philippoussis, Australian tennis player and model
  • 1977Lindsay Czarniak, American journalist and sportscaster
  • 1977 – Andres Oper, Estonian footballer
  • 1977 – María Sánchez Lorenzo, Spanish tennis player
  • 1977 – Anthony Thomas, American football player and coach
  • 1978Mohamed Aboutrika, Egyptian footballer
  • 1978 – Elisabeth Bachman, American volleyball player and coach
  • 1978 – Rio Ferdinand, English footballer
  • 1978 – Tomoya Nagase, Japanese singer-songwriter
  • 1978 – Barry Robson, Scottish footballer
  • 1978 – Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink, Dutch footballer
  • 1979Mike Commodore, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1979 – Will Demps, American football player
  • 1979 – Danny Fonseca, Costa Rican footballer
  • 1979 – Barney Harwood, English television host and actor
  • 1979 – Jon Peter Lewis, American singer-songwriter and actor
  • 1979 – Amy Purdy, American actress, model and snowboarder
  • 1979 – Joey Ryan, American wrestler
  • 1979 – Otep Shamaya, American singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1980Karthik, Indian singer-songwriter
  • 1980 – Sergio Bernardo Almirón, Argentinian footballer
  • 1980 – Gervasio Deferr, Spanish gymnast
  • 1980 – James Franklin, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1980 – Luciana Salazar, Argentinian model, actress, and singer
  • 1981Muhammad Hassan, American wrestler and educator
  • 1981 – Nana Katase, Japanese model, actress, and singer
  • 1981 – Anushka Shetty, Indian actress
  • 1981 – Rina Uchiyama, Japanese actress and model
  • 1982Pascal Leclaire, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1983Adam DeVine, American actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, and singer
  • 1983 – Forrest Kline, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1983 – Esmerling Vásquez, Dominican baseball player
  • 1984Mihkel Aksalu, Estonian footballer
  • 1984 – Jonathan Bornstein, American-Israeli soccer player
  • 1984 – Gervais Randrianarisoa, Malagasy footballer
  • 1984 – Amelia Vega, Dominican actress and singer, Miss Universe 2003
  • 1985Sebastian Aldén, Swedish motorcycle racer
  • 1985 – Lucas Neff, American actor
  • 1986Andy Hull, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1986 – David Nelson, American football player
  • 1986 – Doukissa Nomikou, Greek model and television host
  • 1987Mitch Brown, Australian rugby league player
  • 1987 – Marek Semjan, Slovak tennis player
  • 1988Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukrainian tennis player
  • 1988 – Simone Favaro, Italian rugby player
  • 1988 – Thomas Schneider, German sprinter
  • 1988 – Tinie Tempah, English rapper and producer
  • 1989Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Russian singer and political activist
  • 1990Daniel Ayala, Spanish footballer
  • 1990 – Matt Corby, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1990 – David de Gea, Spanish footballer
  • 1990 – Joelle Hadjia, Australian singer-songwriter
  • 1991Felix Rosenqvist, Swedish race car driver[9]
  • 1992Apisai Koroisau, Australian-Fijian rugby league player
  • 1994Haruna Iikubo, Japanese singer and actress
  • 1996Lorde, New Zealand singer-songwriter
  • 1997Erika Hendsel, Estonian tennis player
  • 1997 – Nana Okada, Japanese singer

Deaths

  • 691Cen Changqian, official of the Tang Dynasty
  • 691 – Ge Fuyuan, official of the Tang Dynasty
  • 927Zhu Shouyin, general of Later Tang
  • 1173Uijong of Goryeo, Korean monarch of the Goryeo dynasty (b. 1127)
  • 1225Engelbert II of Berg, German archbishop and saint (b. 1186)
  • 1497Philip II, Duke of Savoy (b. 1443)
  • 1550Jón Arason, Icelandic bishop and poet (b. 1484)
  • 1561Jeanne de Jussie, Swiss nun and writer (b. 1503)
  • 1562Maldeo Rathore, Rao of Marwar (b. 1511)
  • 1574Solomon Luria, Polish rabbi and educator (b. 1510)
  • 1581Richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar (b. 1505)
  • 1599Gasparo Tagliacozzi, Italian surgeon and educator (b. 1546)
  • 1627Jahangir, Mughal emperor (b. 1569)
  • 1633Cornelis Drebbel, Dutch inventor (b. 1572)
  • 1639Thomas Arundell, 1st Baron Arundell of Wardour, English politician (b. 1560)
  • 1642Henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester, English judge and politician, Lord High Treasurer of The United Kingdom (b. 1563)
  • 1713Elizabeth Barry, English actress (b. 1658)
  • 1809Paul Sandby, English painter and cartographer (b. 1725)[10]
  • 1837Elijah Parish Lovejoy, American minister and journalist (b. 1809)
  • 1862Bahadur Shah II, Mughal emperor (b. 1775)
  • 1872Alfred Clebsch, German mathematician and academic (b. 1833)
  • 1881John MacHale, Irish archbishop (b. 1791)
  • 1906Heinrich Seidel, German engineer and poet (b. 1842)
  • 1907Jesús García, Mexican railroad brakeman (b. 1881)
  • 1913Alfred Russel Wallace, Welsh-English biologist and geographer (b. 1823)
  • 1916Henry Ward Ranger, American painter and academic (b. 1858)
  • 1919Hugo Haase, German lawyer, jurist, and politician (b. 1863)
  • 1922Sam Thompson, American baseball player (b. 1860)
  • 1923Ashwini Kumar Dutta, Indian educator and philanthropist (b. 1856)
  • 1930Ōkido Moriemon, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 23rd Yokozuna (b. 1878)
  • 1933Harold Weber, American golfer and architect (b. 1882)
  • 1941Frank Pick, English lawyer and businessman (b. 1878)
  • 1944Richard Sorge, Azerbaijani-German journalist and spy (b. 1895)
  • 1944 – Hannah Szenes, Hungarian-Israeli soldier and poet (b. 1921)
  • 1947K. Natesa Iyer, Indian-Sri Lankan journalist and politician (b. 1887)
  • 1959Victor McLaglen, English-American boxer and actor (b. 1883)
  • 1962Eleanor Roosevelt, American humanitarian and politician, 39th First Lady of the United States (b. 1884)
  • 1964Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German-Swedish biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1863)[11]
  • 1966Rube Bressler, American baseball player (b. 1894)
  • 1967John Nance Garner, American lawyer and politician, 32nd Vice President of the United States (b. 1868)
  • 1968Gordon Coventry, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1901)
  • 1968 – Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician, cryptographer, and academic (b. 1906)
  • 1974Eric Linklater, Welsh-Scottish author and academic (b. 1899)
  • 1975Piero Dusio, Italian footballer, businessman and race car driver (b. 1899)
  • 1978Jivraj Narayan Mehta, Indian surgeon and politician, 6th Chief Minister of Gujarat (b. 1887)
  • 1978 – Gene Tunney, American boxer and actor (b. 1897)
  • 1980İlhan Erdost, Turkish publisher (b. 1944)
  • 1980 – Steve McQueen, American actor and producer (b. 1930)
  • 1981Will Durant, American historian and philosopher (b. 1885)
  • 1983Germaine Tailleferre, French pianist and composer (b. 1892)
  • 1986Tracy Pew, Australian bass player (b. 1957)
  • 1988Bill Hoest, American cartoonist (b. 1926)
  • 1990Lawrence Durrell, British novelist, poet, dramatist, (b. 1912)
  • 1990 – Tom Clancy, Irish singer and actor, (b. 1924)
  • 1991Tom of Finland, Finnish illustrator (b. 1920)
  • 1992Alexander Dubček, Slovak soldier and politician (b. 1921)
  • 1992 – Jack Kelly, American actor and politician (b. 1927)
  • 1993Adelaide Hall, American-English singer, actress, and dancer (b. 1901)
  • 1993 – Charles Aidman, American stage, film, and television actor (b. 1925)
  • 1994Shorty Rogers, American trumpet player and composer (b. 1924)
  • 1995Ann Dunham, American anthropologist and academic (b. 1942)
  • 1996Claude Ake, Nigerian political scientist and academic (b. 1939)
  • 1996 – Jaja Wachuku, Nigerian lawyer and politician, Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1918)
  • 2000Ingrid of Sweden (b. 1910)
  • 2000 – Nimalan Soundaranayagam, Sri Lankan educator and politician (b. 1950)
  • 2000 – Chidambaram Subramaniam, Indian publisher and politician, Indian Minister of Defence (b. 1910)
  • 2001Nida Blanca, Filipino actress (b. 1936)
  • 2001 – Anthony Shaffer, English author and playwright (b. 1926)[12]
  • 2002Rudolf Augstein, German journalist, co-founded Der Spiegel (b. 1923)
  • 2004Howard Keel, American actor and singer (b. 1919)
  • 2005Harry Thompson, English author, screenwriter, and producer (b. 1960)
  • 2006Aino Kukk, Estonian chess player and engineer (b. 1930)
  • 2006 – Bryan Pata, American football player (b. 1984)
  • 2006 – Johnny Sain, American baseball player and coach (b. 1917)
  • 2006 – Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French journalist and politician, co-founded L'Express (b. 1924)
  • 2006 – Polly Umrigar, Indian cricketer and manager (b. 1926)
  • 2007Earl Dodge, American activist and politician (b. 1932)
  • 2007 – George W. George, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1920)
  • 2011Joe Frazier, American boxer (b. 1944)
  • 2011 – Takanosato Toshihide, Japanese sumo wrestler (b. 1952)
  • 2012Carmen Basilio, American boxer (b. 1927)
  • 2012 – Kevin O'Donnell, Jr., American author (b. 1950)
  • 2012 – Glenys Page, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1940)
  • 2012 – Sandy Pearson, Australian general (b. 1918)
  • 2012 – Darrell Royal, American football player and coach (b. 1924)
  • 2012 – Arthur K. Snyder, American lawyer and politician (b. 1932)
  • 2013John Cole, Irish-English journalist and author (b. 1927)
  • 2013 – Ian Davies, Australian basketball player and coach (b. 1956)
  • 2013 – Ron Dellow, English footballer and manager (b. 1914)
  • 2013 – Joey Manley, American publisher, founded Modern Tales (b. 1965)
  • 2013 – Jack Mitchell, American photographer and author (b. 1925)
  • 2013 – Manfred Rommel, German lawyer and politician (b. 1928)
  • 2014Lincoln D. Faurer, American general (b. 1928)
  • 2014 – Kajetan Kovič, Slovenian journalist and poet (b. 1931)
  • 2014 – Allen Ripley, American baseball player (b. 1952)
  • 2015Bappaditya Bandopadhyay, Indian director and poet (b. 1970)
  • 2015 – Ri Ul-sol, North Korean marshal and politician (b. 1921)[13]
  • 2016Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer-songwriter and poet (b. 1934)
  • 2016 – Janet Reno, American lawyer and government official; Attorney General of the United States (1993–2001) (b. 1938)
  • 2016 – Jimmy Young, British singer and radio personality (b. 1921)
  • 2017Roy Halladay, American baseball player (b. 1977)
  • 2017 – Carl Sargeant, Welsh Assembly minister (b. 1968)
  • 2019Janette Sherman, American physician, author, and pioneer in occupational and environmental health (b. 1930)

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • All Dominican Saints and Blesseds
    • Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg (Lutheran)
    • Engelbert II of Berg
    • Herculanus of Perugia
    • John Christian Frederick Heyer (Lutheran)
    • Ludwig Ingwer Nommensen (Lutheran)
    • Prosdocimus
    • Vicente Liem de la Paz (one of Vietnamese Martyrs)
    • Willibrord
    • November 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Commemoration Day, the anniversary of Ben Ali's succession. (Tunisia)
  • Hungarian Opera Day (Hungary)
  • International Inuit Day[14]
  • National Day, after Treaty of the Pyrenees. (Northern Catalonia, France)
  • National Revolution and Solidarity Day (Bangladesh)
  • October Revolution Day (the Soviet Union (former, official), modern Belarus, Kyrgyzstan)
  • Tokhu Emong (Lotha Naga people of India)

References

  1. Bengoa, José (2000). Historia del pueblo mapuche: Siglos XIX y XX (Seventh ed.). LOM Ediciones. p. 304–305. ISBN 956-282-232-X.
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  5. "BBC - History - Marie Curie". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 20 January 2020.
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  10. Template:Cite DNB
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  13. "Ri Ul Sol Dies". KCNA. 8 November 2015. Archived from the original on 30 June 2018.
  14. Joint Statement celebrating Inuit Day from the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Minister of Indigenous Services and the Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, 7 November 2018

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