November 21st is also known as Red Mitten Day as well as World Hello Day.
Today marks the 325th day of the year. We now have only 39 days left until the end of the year.
From discoveries and inventions to war and disaster, November 21st in history has it all – and we’ve put it all together in one place for you.
Did you know that on this day in 1931, the movie “Frankenstein,” based on Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel, was released? She began writing the novel when she was only 18 years old and, at first, released it anonymously.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about November 21st in history!
What memorable events happened on November 21 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Elon Musk revealed Tesla’s first electric cyber truck with shatterproof windows.
However, at the grand reveal, when the shatterproof windows were tested by being repeatedly hit by the design chief Franz von Holzhausen, the windows shattered. After a reassuring speech by Musk, the cyber truck did not live up to expectations, so Tesla’s share price plummeted by 6%.
Danish astronomer Ole Rømer presented the first measurements of the speed of light.
Whether light traveled at a finite speed had been the subject of debate for centuries already, and Rømer believed he had finally cracked it, to some degree at least. He presented his findings, based on calculations of when Jupiter’s moon Io would be eclipsed, to Paris’s Royal Academy of Science.
Is today your birthday? If so, you share the same birthday with Carly Rae Jepsen. Here are a few other famous people born on this day.
31 years old
Carly Rae Jepsen
38 years old
British Columbia, Canada
23 years old
58 years old
May 30, 1778 (Age 83)
What is your favorite quote from November 21? Here are the most noteworthy quotes said on this day throughout history.
I’m intimidated by the fear of being average.
It is in the character of growth that we should learn from both pleasant and unpleasant experiences.
South African President
If you’ve got a few minutes spare today, why not celebrate these special holidays.
World Hello Day
If everyone just tried to say hello to each other and communicate better, the world would be a much better place! That’s the principle behind World Hello Day, anyway. Reach out to people you’ve had disagreements with and say hello; you never know how it’ll go!
National Red Mitten Day
Listen up, Canadians, as today is all about you – or your athletes, at least! A portion of the profit from every red mitten sold today will go towards Canada’s Olympic athletes, so make sure you stock up on mittens for the whole family and wear them with pride!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Penn and Teller have been refused membership in The Magic Circle, the most prestigious group of magicians in the world.
Birthday & Zodiac
People who were born on this day share the Scorpio zodiac sign.
Scorpios make fantastic friends and lovers because they’ll always have your back! They go out of their way to protect and defend the people they are closest to.
Those of you that were born in November have the Topaz birthstone. The ancient Greeks believed that topaz could make a wearer invisible.
If your birthday falls on this day, you would’ve likely been conceived around February 28 in the same year.
A baby that is conceived on this day will likely be due around August 14, 2024.