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November 1: All Saints' Day (Western Christianity); Samhain and Beltane in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, respectively; Rajyotsava (Formation Day) in Karnataka, India (1956)

Goaltender mask worn by Jacques Plante
Goaltender mask worn
by Jacques Plante

William de Ros, 6th Baron Ros (d. 1414) · Antonio Canova (b. 1757) · Walter Payton (d. 1999)

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November 2

An emu killed by Australian soldiers
An emu killed by Australian soldiers

Bettisia Gozzadini (d. 1261) · Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (b. 1699) · Hélène de Pourtalès (d. 1945)

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November 3: Culture Day in Japan

George II of Greece
George II of Greece

Carlo Fornasini (b. 1854) · Olav Aukrust (d. 1929) · Anna Wintour (b. 1949)

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November 4: Constitution Day in the Dominican Republic (2019); Flag Day in Panama

Yitzhak Rabin
Yitzhak Rabin

John Paulet, 2nd Marquess of Winchester (d. 1576) · Shakuntala Devi (b. 1929) · Matthew McConaughey (b. 1969)

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November 5: Guy Fawkes Night in Great Britain and some Commonwealth countries (1605)

Memorial to the Morea expedition in Nafplio
Memorial to the Morea
expedition in Nafplio

Mariotto Albertinelli (d. 1515) · Ida Tarbell (b. 1857) · Luis Cernuda (d. 1963)

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November 6: Gustavus Adolphus Day in Estonia, Finland and Sweden (1632); Finnish Swedish Heritage Day in Finland

George Eliot
George Eliot

James Naismith (b. 1861) · Ida Barney (b. 1886) · Hilda Braid (d. 2007)

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November 7

Mass Rapid Transit train in Singapore
Mass Rapid Transit train in Singapore

Ibn Hazm (b. 994) · Paul Sandby (d. 1809) · Ellen Stewart (b. 1919)

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November 8

Decorated Venetian glass bowl
Decorated Venetian glass bowl

Robert Catesby and Thomas Percy (d. 1605) · Dorothea Bate (b. 1878) · Chika Kuroda (d. 1968)

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November 9: Iqbal Day in Pakistan

USS Alligator
USS Alligator

A. P. Hill (b. 1825) · Enrico De Nicola (b. 1877) · Markus Wolf (d. 2006)

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November 10: Mawlid (Sunni Islam, 2019); Noor Hossain Day in Bangladesh (1987)

Caroll Spinney with his Oscar the Grouch puppet in 2014
Caroll Spinney with his
Oscar the Grouch puppet

Andrés Manuel del Río (b. 1764) · Gaetano Bresci (b. 1869) · Mary Millar (d. 1998)

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November 11: Armistice Day; Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations; Veterans Day in the United States

Józef Piłsudski
Józef Piłsudski

Constantine VIII (d. 1028) · George S. Patton (b. 1885) · Maria Teresa de Filippis (b. 1926)

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November 12: Guru Nanak Gurpurab (Sikhism, 2019)

Robert Falcon Scott in 1905
Robert Falcon Scott

Zhang Jing (d. 1555) · Auguste Rodin (b. 1840) · Edward Soriano (b. 1946)

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November 13: Feast day of Saint John Chrysostom (Eastern Orthodoxy)

Æthelred II of England
Æthelred II of England

Malcolm III of Scotland (d. 1093) · Petar II Petrović-Njegoš (b. 1813) · Lori Berenson (b. 1969)

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November 14: World Diabetes Day

Eugene Burton Ely performing the first takeoff from a ship
Eugene Burton Ely taking off
from USS Birmingham

Leopold Mozart (b. 1719) · John Lumsden (b. 1869) · Valerie Jarrett (b. 1956)

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November 15: Mawlid (Shia Islam, 2019); Republic Day in Brazil (1889)

Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping

Æthelhere of East Anglia (d. 655) · Sara Josephine Baker (b. 1873) · Johanna Westerdijk (d. 1961)

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November 16

Battle of Cajamarca
Battle of Cajamarca

Sofonisba Anguissola (d. 1625) · Kalākaua (b. 1836) · Omayra Sánchez (d. 1985)

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November 17

H. H. Holmes
H. H. Holmes

Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain (b. 1729) · Grace Abbott (b. 1878) · Rikard Wolff (d. 2017)

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November 18

Congressman Leo Ryan
Congressman Leo Ryan

Thomas of Bayeux (d. 1100) · Chloë Sevigny (b. 1974) · Conn Smythe (d. 1980)

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November 19: International Men's Day; World Toilet Day

Reagan (left) and Gorbachev in Geneva
Reagan (left) and Gorbachev in Geneva

Nicolas Poussin (d. 1665) · Mikhail Kalinin (b. 1875) · James Ensor (d. 1949)

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November 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance; National Sovereignty Day in Argentina

Bust of Diocletian
Bust of Diocletian

Anton Rubinstein (d. 1894) · Meredith Whitney (b. 1969) · Ian Smith (d. 2007)

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November 21: World Hello Day; Armed Forces Day in Bangladesh

"God Defend New Zealand"

Anne de Xainctonge (b. 1567) · Alexander Berkman (b. 1870) · Leopold Berchtold (d. 1942)

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November 22: Alphabet Day in Albania (1908)

Blackbeard
Blackbeard

Johann Christian Reil (d. 1813) · Katherine Plunket (b. 1820) · Scarlett Johansson (b. 1984)

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November 23: Labor Thanksgiving Day in Japan; Holodomor Remembrance Day in Ukraine (2019)

Edwin Hubble
Edwin Hubble

Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (d. 1833) · Shangguan Yunzhu (d. 1968) · Miley Cyrus (b. 1992)

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November 24: Feast of Christ the King (Roman Catholic Church, 2019)

On the Origin of Species
On the Origin of Species

Junípero Serra (b. 1713) · Diego Rivera (d. 1957) · Beth Phoenix (b. 1980)

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November 25: Evacuation Day in New York City (1783)

De Havilland Mosquitos
De Havilland Mosquitos

Osanna of Cattaro (b. 1493) · Hermann Kolbe (d. 1884) · George Best (d. 2005)

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November 26: Feast day of Sylvester Gozzolini (Catholic Church); Constitution Day in India (1949)

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Jean-Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan (b. 1678) · Marshall Taylor (b. 1878) · Fatima Massaquoi (d. 1978)

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November 27

Artist's impression of planet HD 209458 b
Artist's impression of planet HD 209458 b

Charles A. Beard (b. 1874) · Jean Albert Gaudry (d. 1908) · May Gibbs (d. 1969)

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November 28: Thanksgiving in the United States (2019)

Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill in Tehran
Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill in Tehran

Esther Wheelwright (d. 1780) · `Abdu'l-Bahá (d. 1921) · Whitney Engen (b. 1987)

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November 29

Pong screenshot
Pong screenshot

George Brown (b. 1818) · Mary Somerville (d. 1872) · Emma Morano (b. 1899)

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November 30: Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare; Saint Andrew's Day

Model of a Turing machine
Model of a Turing machine

Richard Farrant (d. 1580) · Jagadish Chandra Bose (b. 1858) · Joan Ganz Cooney (b. 1929)

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