November 11 holidays in 2020

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Saint Martin's Day Multiple [Show] State Holiday
Armistice Day France Multiple Types
Armistice Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
St. Martin's Day Germany Observance
Veterans Day Multiple [Show] Federal Holiday
Veterans Day Guam Public Holiday
Origami Day - Unofficial
Independence of Cartagena Colombia National Holiday
Veterans of Foreign Wars Day Micronesia Public Holiday
November Holiday Mayotte Optional Holiday
Republic Day Maldives Public Holiday
Sint Maarten's Day Sint maarten Public Holiday
Remembrance Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Veterans' Day Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
Independence Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
National Sundae Day - Unofficial
Birth Anniversary of the Fourth Druk Gyalpo/Consitution Day Bhutan Public Holiday
Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Malaysia (Kelantan) Common Local Holiday

Historical Events on November 11

  • 1620: In the area now known as Provincetown Harbor, the Mayflower Compact is signed.
  • 1675: Integral calculus is demonstrated for the first time by Gottfried Leibniz.
  • 1778: During the American Revolutionary War, Seneca Indians and Loyalist to the Crown join forces and attack a fort and village in New York. It’s called the Cherry Valley Massacre.
  • 1813: During the War of 1812 at the Battle of Crysler’s Farm, American forces are defeated by British and Canadian forces.
  • 1831: For his part in a violent slave uprising in Southampton, Virgina in August, Nat Turner is hanged in Jerusalem, Virginia.
  • 1864: During the American Civil War, General William Tecumseh Sherman sets fire to Atlanta.
  • 1918: In a railroad car in Compiegne Forest, Germany signs an armistice agreement with the Allies at the end of World War I.
  • 1921: United States President Warren G. Harding dedicate The Tomb of the Unknowns – also known as The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier – in Arlington National Cemetery.
  • 1923: For his role in the Beer Hall Putsch, Adolf Hitler is arrested for the crime of high treason.
  • 1926: Thanks to the work done by the Joint Board on Interstate Highways, the U.S Numbered Highway System is established.
  • 1930: Albert Einstein and Leo Szilard receive a patent for the Einstein Refrigerator – a refrigerator that doesn’t have moving parts and only requires a heat source to operate.
  • 1966: Gemini 12 is launched by NASA.

Famous Birthdays on November 11

  • Russian novelist, essayist and short story writer, Fyodor Dostoyevsky is born in 1821.
  • Serbian author Stevan Sremac is born in 1855.
  • American general George S. Patton is born in 1885.
  • English-American actor Roland Young is born in 1887.
  • American novelist, essayist and short story writer, Kurt Vonnegut is born in 1922.
  • English actress June Whitfield is born in 1925.
  • American actor and producer Leonardo DiCaprio is born in 1974.
  • Canadian bass player Jesse F. Keeler is born in 1976.

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