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Bombing of Rabaul (November 1943)

The Allies of World War II conducted an air attack upon a cruiser force at the major Japanese base of Rabaul in November 1943. In response to the Allied invasion of Bougainville, the Japanese had brought a strong cruiser force down from Japan to Rabaul in preparation for a night engagement against the allied supply and support shipping. Allied carrier and land-based planes attacked the Japanese ships, airfields, and port facilities on the island of New Britain to protect the Allied amphibious invasion of Bougainville....

Action of 18 November 1809

The Action of 18 November 1809 was the most significant engagement of a six-month cruise by a French frigate squadron in the Indian Ocean during the Napoleonic Wars. The French commander, Commodore Jacques Hamelin, raided across the Bay of Bengal with his squadron and achieved local superiority, capturing numerous merchant ships and minor warships. On 18 November 1809, three ships of Hamelin's squadron encountered a convoy of India-bound East Indiamen, mainly carrying recruits for the Indian Army, then administered by the Honourable East India Company (HEIC)....

Action of 6 November 1794

The Action of 6 November 1794 (Known in French as the Combat du 16 Brumaire an III) was a naval engagement during the French Revolutionary Wars. Two British ships of the line, HMS Alexander and HMS Canada were intercepted while returning to Britain through the Celtic Sea by a large French squadron. The French squadron had sailed from Brest in search of an inward bound British convoy in October, but instead encountered the two British ships returning from escorting an outward-bound convoy....

Novemberkåsan

Novemberkåsan is one of Sweden's oldest (started in 1915) and biggest motorcycle events. Through the years the contest has evolved to extreme enduro character, the competition includes both day and night stages which are driven in terrain and paths. In the early 1930s the total competition was about 600-700 kilometres (370–430 miles). Today the event is about 300 kilometres (about 190 miles). The trophy is given to the driver who has won the competition three times....

List of United States tornadoes from November to December 2009

The List of United States tornadoes from November to December 2009 encompasses 51 tornadoes across nine states. Compared to annual averages, November was one of the quietest on record while December was one of the most active on record for their respective months. With only three confirmed events in November, the month ranks as the third quietest on record, alongside 1980. The opposite is true for December, during which 48 tornadoes touched down, the second highest since 2000 and the sixth highest since reliable records began in 1950....

November 2009 Indian Ocean migrant boat disaster

The November 2009 Indian Ocean migrant boat disaster occurred in the early hours of Monday, 2 November 2009, when a boat carrying about forty Sri Lankan asylum seekers sank in the Indian Ocean at a distance of some north-west of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. According to the initial reports made the same day, more than 20 migrants were missing after 17 had been accounted for and/or saved by the RAAF and the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia. The day after on November 3, 2009, one migrant was confirmed dead, his body having been found, and at least eleven were reported as missing....

List of shipwrecks in November 1942

The list of shipwrecks in November 1942 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1942.1 November : World War II: Continuation War: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk by north of Rixhöft, Germany. : World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean by with the loss of six of her 42 crew. Survivors were rescued by . : World War II: The Liberty ship was torpedoed and damaged in the Atlantic Ocean by with the loss of eighteen of the 66 people on board. Survivors were rescued by two Free French corvettes....

List of shipwrecks in November 1941

The list of shipwrecks in November 1941 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1941.1 November For the loss of the Italian cargo ship Margiola on this day, see the entry for 22 October 1941 : World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the South Atlantic by . All 45 crew survived. : World War II: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the Baltic Sea off Keil, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany with the loss of ten crew....

List of shipwrecks in November 1940

The list of shipwrecks in 1940 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1940. Most of the ships listed here were lost in connection with World War II.1 November : World War II: Convoy HX 82: The Design 1019 cargo ship straggled behind the convoy. She was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (by with the loss of 38 of the 42 people on board. : World War II: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the English Channel off Dover, Kent, United Kingdom with the loss of one crew member of the fifteen people on board....

List of United States tornadoes from November to December 2011

This is a list of all tornadoes that were confirmed by local offices of the National Weather Service in the United States in November and December 2011....

November 2011 Myanmar earthquake: The November 2011 Myanmar earthquake was a magnitude 5.9 (Mw) moderate earthquake epicentered at Myanmar, about 130 km east of Manipur capital Imphal, India, on 21 November, 2011 at 09:45 local time. ...

8. November 1939 (Denkmal): 8. November 1939 is the name of the Johann Georg Elser Memorial in Munich to commemorate the resistance fighters fighting against the Nazis. The monument is located in the Maxvorstadt district. Hist...

List of shipwrecks in November 1939: The list of shipwrecks in November 1939 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1939. Most of the ships listed here were lost in connection with World War II.1 ...

List of shipwrecks in November 1943: The list of shipwrecks in November 1943 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1943.1 November : World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk by aircraft...

List of shipwrecks in November 1944: The list of shipwrecks in November 1944 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1944.1 November : World War II: The was sunk in the Leyte Gulf by a Japanese kam...

List of shipwrecks in November 1945: The list of shipwrecks in November 1945 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1945.1 November : The cargo ship was scuttled in the Bay of Biscay, France with ...

November 1960 Peru earthquake: The November 1960 Peru earthquake occurred offshore northern Peru on November 20, 1960 at 17:02 local time (22:02 UTC). The magnitude of the earthquake was put at Ms 6.75 by using the conventional mag...

List of shipwrecks in November 1915: The list of shipwrecks in November 1915 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1915.1 November : The schooner was abandoned off the coast of Ireland. Her c...

List of shipwrecks in November 1916: The list of shipwrecks in November 1916 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1916.1 November : World War I: The cargo ship was sunk in the Mediterranean ...

List of shipwrecks in November 1917: The list of shipwrecks in November 1917 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1917.1 November : The schooner was wrecked on the French Frigate Shoals, in ...

List of shipwrecks in November 1918: The list of shipwrecks in November 1918 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1918.1 November : The cargo ship foundered in the Pacific Ocean off Triangle Isla...

List of shipwrecks in November 1914: The list of shipwrecks in November 1914 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1914.1 November : World War I: The cargo ship was shelled and set afire at N...

Action of 1 November 1944: The Action of 1 November 1944 also known as the Ambush off Pag Island was a naval engagement in the Kvarner Gulf of the Adriatic Sea, between islands of Pag and Lussino (present-day Lošinj) on 1 Nove...

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