In fairness, November 10 is a Friday ... the preferred day to drop albums. In fact, a source at Taylor's label tells us they picked the date "based on other Universal Music Group releases. There is no correlation."
Nonetheless, Donda's death was such a big deal it's hard to forget, especially if you're feuding with her son.
TMZ broke the story ... when Kanye released "Famous" with the lyric, "I made that bitch famous" -- referring to Taylor -- she claimed he didn't give her a heads-up, but turns out Kanye recorded her saying just that.