7 November

7 November

November 7 is the 311th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 54 days remain until the end of the year. 

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about November 7th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about November 7th in history!

Table of Contents

  1. Global Celebrations
  2. Historic Events
  3. Famous Birthdays
  4. Heartbreaking Deaths

Global Celebrations

  • National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
  • National Hug A Bear Day
  • Orphan Sunday
  • Zero Tasking Day

Historic Events

What Happened On This Day – November 7

1987: Coup in Tunisia

In a bloodless coup in Tunisia, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali took over the Presidentship of Tunisia from President Habib Bourguiba.

1947: Coup in Thailand

The military staged a coup against Thawan Thamrong Nawasawat and installed Khuang Aphaiwong as Prime Minister.

1917: October Revolution

The Bolsheviks, led by Vladimir Lenin, took over the winter palace and ended the rule of the post-Tsarist provisional government and transferred all powers to the communists in Russia

1916: First woman to be elected to US Congress

Jeannette Rankin from Montana became the first woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

1869: First inter-city cycle race

The first city to city cycle race was held between Paris and Rouen. James Moore, an Englishman living in Paris at that time won the race.

1982: Top 16 Gaming All Stars Behind the Top 6 Arcade Games in the US. Infamous Gamer Billy Mitchell Can be Seen Leaning on the Centipede Cabinet. Ottumwa, Iowa. 7th Nov 1982.

Top 16 Gaming All Stars Behind the Top 6 Arcade Games in the US. Infamous Gamer Billy Mitchell Can be Seen Leaning on the Centipede Cabinet. Ottumwa, Iowa. Nov, 1982.

Famous Birthdays

Births On This Day, November 7

1952: David Petraeus, American military officer, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

1943: Joni Mitchell, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist

1913: Albert Camus, French author, journalist, philosopher, Nobel Prize laureate

1888: C. V. Raman, Indian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1867: Marie Curie, Polish chemist, physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

Heartbreaking Deaths

Deaths On This Day, November 7

2011: Joe Frazier, American boxer

1980: Steve McQueen, American actor

1962: Eleanor Roosevelt, American politician, humanitarian, 34th First Lady of the United States

1913: Alfred Russel Wallace, Welsh/English geographer, biologist, explorer

644: Umar, Islamic caliph


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *