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Neat November Holidays

Nov 01, 2014

Oh, November. It’s one month that’s got a bit of a bad – or boring – rap. Falling smack-dab in-between Halloween and Christmas, it’s easy to forget that a lot of important holidays happen in the month of November. Here are some of our favorite days to celebrate this month – from important days set aside to remember heroic soldiers to yummy days like National Cake Day and everything in-between.

Before we get started, lets not forget about all the month-long and week-long observances in November: Aviation Month; Child Safety & Protection Month; Good Nutrition Month; International Drum Month; Latin American Month; National Adoption Month; National Epilepsy Month; National Model Railroad Month; Peanut Butter Lover’s Month; National Children’s Book Week (second week of November); and American Education Week (third week of November).

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  • November 1 All Saint's Day; National Family Literacy Day
  • November 2: Cookie Monster's Birthday; U.S.A. Election Day
  • November 3: Sandwich Day
  • November 4: National Candy Day
  • November 5: National Donut Day
  • November 6: Basketball Day
  • November 7: Daylight Saving Time; Hug-a-Bear Day
  • November 8: X-Ray Day (the X-ray was discovered on this day in 1895)
  • November 9: Parade Day
  • November 10: Sesame Street Debuted
  • November 11: Remembrance Day (Canada); Veteran's Day (U.S.)
  • November 12: First balloon crosses the Pacific in 1981
  • November 13: Fantasia Released (in 1940)
  • November 14: National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day; Prince Charles' Birthday (born in 1948)
  • November 15: America Recycles Day; Pack Your Mom Lunch Day
  • November 16: Button Day
  • November 17: Young Reader's Day; Take A Hike Day
  • November 18: Mickey Mouse's Birthday (created in 1928); William Tell Day
  • November 19: Gettysburg Address Delivered (in 1863 by President Lincoln)
  • November 20: Mexican Revolution Day
  • November 21: World Hello Day
  • November 22: Stop the Violence Day
  • November 23: National Cashew Day
  • November 24: Zachary Taylor's Birthday (the 12th president of the U.S.A. was born in 1784)
  • November 26: Charles Schulz's Birthday (born in 1922)
  • November 27: Thanksgiving Day
  • November 27: Pins and Needles Day
  • November 28: Mark Twain's Birthday (born in 1835; his real name was Samuel Clemmens)
  • November 29: King Tut's Tomb Opened (in 1922)
  • November 30: Stay At Home Because You're Well Day

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