November 11 holidays in 2023

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Armistice Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Armistice Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Saint Martin's Day Multiple [Show] State Holiday
St. Martin's Day Germany Observance
Republic Day Maldives Public Holiday
Independence Day Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
Independence Day Multiple [Show] National Holiday
Veterans Day Multiple [Show] Federal Holiday
Veterans Day Guam Public Holiday
Origami Day - Unofficial (Hobby & Creativity)
Independence of Cartagena Colombia National Holiday
National Sundae Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Remembrance Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Sint Maarten's Day Sint Maarten Public Holiday
Veterans' Day Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
Veterans of Foreign Wars Day Micronesia Public Holiday
Birthday of the Sultan of Kelantan Malaysia (Kelantan) Common Local Holiday
National Metal Day - Unofficial (Art & Entertainment)
Singles Day China (Lifestyle)
Pocky Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)

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.

Mardi Gras

Ash Wednesday

Maundy Thursday

Easter Monday

Arbor Day