November 7 is the 311th day of the year. There are 54 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Thursday or Friday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Sunday (56).
This day marks the approximate midpoint of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and of spring in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the September equinox).
+1665 – The London Gazette, the oldest surviving journal, is first published.
+1874 – A cartoon by Thomas Nast in Harper's Weekly, is considered the first important use of an elephant as a symbol for the United States Republican Party.
+1908 – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are reportedly killed in San Vicente Canton, Bolivia.
+1916 – Woodrow Wilson is reelected President of the United States.
+1944 – Franklin D. Roosevelt elected for a record fourth term as President of the United States of America.
+1967 – US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, establishing the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
+1972 – Richard Nixon is reelected President of the United States.
+1991 – Magic Johnson announces that he is infected with HIV and retires from the NBA.
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+1942 – Johnny Rivers, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
+1957 – King Kong Bundy, American wrestler