12 November 2023
1.05pm (AEDT) – AFLW Qualifying Final – Melbourne v North Melbourne – Melbourne
5.00pm (AEDT) – MotoGP – Malaysian Grand Prix – Selangor, Malaysia
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) holds a summit – Saudi Arabia
Dilwali – Hindu, Sikh, and Jain faiths celebrate the Festival of Lights and the victory of good over evil, light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance
Birthdays for Neil Young (1945), Naomi Wolf (1962), Anne Hathaway (1982), Ryan Gosling (1980), and Tonya Harding (1970)
• the birthdays of artist Auguste Rodin (1840), founder of modern China Sun Yat-sen (1866) and actress Grace Kelly (1929)
• Leon Trotsky being expelled from the Soviet Communist Party, paving the way for Joseph Stalin to consolidate complete power (1927)
• the first known photo of the Loch Ness Monster being taken by Hugh Gray (1933)
• Cyclone Bhola becoming the deadliest cyclone ever recorded after killing up to 500,000 in modern-day Bangladesh (1970)
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