November 7th is also known as Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day and Hug A Bear Day.
Today marks day 312 of the year, and we have 54 days remaining in 2024.
If today is your birthday or a special day for you, then you’ll want to know all the interesting things that happened on this very day in history.
Did you know that on this day in 1800, Paris barred women from legally wearing pants? The law was widely disobeyed and unenforced and was only legally repealed in 2013.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about November 7th in history!
What memorable events happened on November 7 in history? Keep reading to find out!
RedOctane released Guitar Hero for PlayStation 2 in North America.
While this was the first rhythm-based guitar game to hit US shelves, it wasn’t the first to use a guitar-shaped controller. It was modeled off a game called Guitar Freaks, which was only released in Japan. Guitar Hero’s developers were surprised by how wildly popular the game ended up being, as they merely thought it would be a fun game to create.
Colorado became the second US state to give women the right to vote.
The first state to change in favor of women’s suffrage was Wyoming in 1890, and Colorado wasn’t far behind. The matter was decided in Colorado through a public referendum. About 55% of Colorado’s population voted, with women’s suffrage winning with just over half the votes.
The London Gazette published its first edition under the name The Oxford Gazette.
It is the longest-running and continuously published newspaper in the UK. King Charles II moved his court to Oxford to escape London’s plague in 1666 and established the government paper there. Once the epidemic subsided, he moved himself, his court, the paper, and the paper’s name to London.
Is today your birthday? If so, you share the same birthday with Adam DeVine. Here are a few other famous people born on this day.
27 years old
Auckland, New Zealand
56 years old
Jul 4, 1934 (Age 66)
40 years old
50 years old
Seoul, South Korea
Unfortunately, November 7th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Eleanor Roosevelt was an American first lady born on October 11, 1884. She died on this day in 1962, at age 78 in East 74th Street, New York City, New York, USA.
Nov 7, 1962 (Age 78)
New York, USA
Leonard Cohen was a Canadian singer born on September 21, 1934. He died on this day in 2016, at age 82 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Nov 7, 2016 (Age 82)
If you’ve got a few minutes spare today, why not celebrate these special holidays.
National Hug A Bear Day
Before you read any further, please, for the love of God, do not attempt to hug any actual live bears today! Rather confusingly, National Hug A Bear Day celebrates the amazing health benefits of hugging. You can’t hug bears today, but people are fine!
National Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day
Do you want to eat chocolate without feeling guilty? Well, Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day is here to remind you about this healthy yet irresistible snack. Just make sure you don’t eat too many of them today!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
The world’s most overweight country is Nauru, an island in Micronesia, with 97% of men and 93% of women overweight or obese.
Birthday & Zodiac
People who were born on November 7th all share the Scorpio zodiac sign.
Scorpios are often misunderstood due to their harsh and fiery nature. However, they’re actually highly emotional and crave intimacy.
Anyone born in November has the Topaz birthstone. Did you know that in the Middle Ages, topaz was ground into a powder and mixed with wine to guarantee a good night’s sleep?
If you were lucky enough to be born on November 7th, you were likely conceived around February 14th, the same year.
A baby conceived on this day will likely be born around July 31, 2025.