November 11

November 11 is the 315th day of the Gregorian Calendar ( 316th in leap years), thus 50 days remain until the end of the year.

In German Carnival, Fastnacht and carnival strongholds is November 11, " the Eleventh in the Eleventh ", celebrated ( 11:11 clock ) as the beginning of the carnival season or carnival campaign.

On November 11, St. Martin is celebrated with various regional customs Martin ( St. Martin's ). Throughout Germany, the children celebrate with parades Martin, where they attract singing with lanterns through the streets.

  • 2.1 Before the 19th century
  • 2.2 19th century
  • 2.3 20th century 2.3.1 1901-1950
  • 2.3.2 1951-2000
  • 3.1 Before the 19th century
  • 3.2 19th century
  • 3.3 20th century
  • 3.4 21st century


Politics and World Affairs

  • 0043 BC: In Rome, the triumvirate between Octavian, Mark Antony and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus is concluded for a period of five years.
  • 0887: Arnulf of Carinthia is the thickness of the new king in the eastern kingdom after a power struggle with Karl.
  • 1208: Otto IV of Brunswick is generally accepted after the death of Philip of Swabia on 21 June in an election in Frankfurt am Main as the Roman- German king after the German struggle for the throne.


Science and Technology




  • 0397: The November 8, late Bishop Martin of Tours is buried.
  • 1215: The Fourth Lateran Council begins in the Roman Lateran.


Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.


  • 2000: Lennox Lewis wins his boxing match and world champion in the heavyweight division against David Tua in Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas.

Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics.


Before the 19th century

Charlotte of Savoy (* 1441 )

Martin Bucer (* 1491 )

Frans Snyders (* 1579)

19th century

20th century




Before the 19th century

  • 0683: Yazid I, second Caliph of the Umayyad

19th century

20th century

21st Century

  • 2003: Brigitte Sauzay, French Interpreter
  • 2004: Yasser Arafat, President of the Palestinian National Authority, Nobel Peace Prize
  • 2004: Uwe Arkuszewski, German Moderator
  • 2004: Richard Dembo, French film director
  • 2004: Hans Marquardt, German publisher
  • 2005: Moustapha Akkad, Syrian director and film producer
  • 2005: John Charles Andes, American actor
  • 2005: Hinrich Bischoff, German entrepreneur and owner of the charter airline Germania
  • 2005: Peter F. Drucker, American economist
  • 2005: Patrick Lichfield, British photographer yard
  • 2006: Herbert Rösler, German artist and founder of Christian living and working community group 91 ( G91)
  • 2008: Charly Neumann, German restaurateur, team manager of the football club FC Schalke 04
  • 2008: Dieter Schubert, German writer
  • 2012: Hartwig Kelm, German chemist and director
  • 2012: Vic Mees, Belgian footballer
  • 2013: Domenico Bartolucci, Italian church musicians and Cardinal

Holidays and observances

  • Religious observances St. Martin of Tours, a Roman officer and Episcopal ( Anglican, Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox )
  • Martinmas
  • Søren Kierkegaard, Danish poet and theologian (Protestant: ELCA )
  • Name Days Martin
  • State Holidays and observances Belgium, Commonwealth, France, Great Britain, USA: Veterans Day
  • Angola: independence from Portugal (1975 )
  • Colombia: Independence of Cartagena
  • Poland: Independence Day ( 1918)
  • Customs Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland: the beginning of Carnival, Mardi Gras and Carnival

More entries contains the list of commemorative and action days.

  • Day
  • Day with carnival reference
  • Day in November