is the 315th day of the year
There are 50 days remaining till new year.
World War I is commemorated on this day, commonly known as Remembrance Day. The ceasefire went into effect at 11:00am CET in 1918, the date of which (and sometimes the commemoration of) is known as Armistice Day.
- 1215 – The Fourth Lateran Council meets, defining the doctrine of transubstantiation, the process by which bread and wine are, by that doctrine, said to transform into the body and blood of Christ.
- 1500 – Treaty of Granada – Louis XII of France and Ferdinand II of Aragon agree to divide the Kingdom of Naples between them.
- 1675 – Gottfried Leibniz demonstrates integral calculus for the first time to find the area under the graph of y = ƒ(x).
- 1724 – Joseph Blake, alias Blueskin, a highwayman known for attacking “Thief-Taker General” (and thief) Jonathan Wild at the Old Bailey, is hanged in London.
- 1805 – Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Dürenstein – 8000 French troops attempt to slow the retreat of a vastly superior Russian and Austrian force.
- 1887 – Construction of the Manchester Ship Canal begins at Eastham.
- 1889 – Washington is admitted as the 42nd U.S. state.
- 1918 – World War I: Germany signs an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car outside Compiègne in France. The war officially ends at 11:00 (The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month) and this is annually honoured with a two-minute silence.
- 1918 – Józef Piłsudski comes to Warsaw and assumes supreme military power in Poland. Poland regains its independence, celebrated each year on this day.
- 1919 – Lāčplēša day – Latvian forces defeat the Freikorps at Riga in the Latvian War of Independence.
- 1924 – Prime Minister Alexandros Papanastasiou proclaims the first recognized Greek Republic.
- 1926 – U.S. Route 66 is established.
- 1930 – Patent number US1781541 is awarded to Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd for their invention, the Einstein refrigerator.
- 1940 – The German cruiser Atlantis captures top secret British mail, and sends it to Japan.
- 1968 – A second republic is declared in the Maldives.
- 1975 – Independence of Angola.
- 1992 – The General Synod of the Church of England votes to allow women to become priests.
- 2006 – Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II unveils the New Zealand War Memorial in London, United Kingdom, commemorating the loss of soldiers from the New Zealand Army and the British Army.
- 2008 – The RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) sets sail on her final voyage to Dubai.
BIRTHs: list is pretty long……
Opening of carnival (“Karneval”/”Fasching”), on 11-11, at 11:11. (Germany, the Netherlands, and other countries)
Pocky Day(is a Japanese snack food) and Pretz Day (is a Japanese snack)(Japan)
Pepero Day (South Korea)
Singles Day (China) (One’s Day or Guang Gun Jie)
St. Martin’s Day
Women’s Day in 1972 (Belgium)
“God Bless America” First Performed
Guinness World Records’ Day
International Gift Festival
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., was born on this date in 1922.
“Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.” — KurtVonnegut, Jr.
ohh i almost forgot the main : 11 november 2007 one georgian girl met one french boy in skype! 🙂