November was the ninth month (the Latin word novem means “nine”) of the early Roman calendar that began in March. At different times there have been twenty-nine, thirty, and thirty-one days in November. Today November is the eleventh month on the calendar and has thirty days.
Pres. John Taylor: Born November 1, 1808.
Louvre Museum in Paris first opened to public: November 8, 1793.
Nauvoo Temple baptismal font dedicated: November 8, 1841.
Alexander Borodin: Russian composer. Born November 12, 1834.
“Falling of the Stars,” grand meteoric shower: November 13, 1833.
Pres. Joseph F. Smith: Born November 13, 1838.
Annual elephant roundup in Thailand: Mid-November.
Central America Mission opened: November 16, 1952.
Explorers Lewis and Clark first sighted, Pacific Ocean: November 17, 1805.
Suez Canal opened: November 17, 1869.
First Primary and Relief Society in Canada organized, Lee’s Creek, Alberta: November 19, 1887.
Pres. Heber J. Grant: Born November 22, 1856.
Baruch Spinoza: Dutch philosopher. Born November 24, 1632.
William Blake: English poet and painter. Born November 28, 1757.