Holidays and Festivals

Republic Proclamation Day (Brazil) 1889
Independence Day (Palestine) declared in 1988
King's Feast  (Belgium)
* (see below)
Saint Leopold's Day (Austria)
* (see below)
Day of the German-speaking Community
* (see below)
Shichi-Go-San  (Japan)
* (see below)

America Recycles Day (United States)
Transgender Day of Remembrance
National Philanthropy Day
I Love to Write Day
Clean Your Refrigerator Day
National Bundt (Pan) Day
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
Sadie Hawkins Day (According to the Farmer's Almanac, Some Celebrate it on the first Saturday in November or the Saturday after November 9th) Festival in honor of Feronia (Roman) (some say November 13th)
Feast of Albert the Great (Roman Catholic)
Feast of Saint Zechariah (Roman Catholic)
Feast of Saint Leopold (Roman Catholic)
Feast of Abibus of Edessa
Feast of Hugh Faringdon
Feast of Saint Malo
Feast of Saint Mechell
Feast of Didier of Cahors
Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle and the beginning of Winter Lent
(Eastern Orthodoxy)

* King's Feast  (Belgium) not an official holiday, but some state institutions are closed
* Saint Leopold's Day (Austria)  no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
* Day of the German-speaking Community of Belgium, observed only in the German-speaking Community (since 1990), not in the rest of Belgium.
* Shichi-Go-San  (Japan)  traditional rite of passage and festival day for three and seven year-old girls and three and five year-old boys 

Fête de la Faisan   Translation:  Pheasant Day (French Republican) The 25th day of the Month of Brumaire in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"Here's to the best key for unlocking friendship... whiskey."
- Unknown 

Drink of The Day

Incredible Hulk
1 Part Hypnotic
1 Part Hennesey
Mix ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and strain into a rocks glass.

Wine of The Day

Predator (2008) Zinfandel
Style - Zinfandel

Beer of The Day

 HopDevil Ale
Brewer - Victory Brewing
Style - American IPA
ABV - 6.7%

Joke of The Day

 Q: What do you get if you insert human DNA into a goat?
A: Banned from the petting zoo

Quote of The Day

 "Health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die."
- Anonymous

November Observances

Adopt A Senior Pet Month
American Diabetes Month
Aviation History Month
Banana Pudding Lovers Month
Beard Month (US)
Celebrate Empty Nester Month
Child Safety Protection Month
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
Epilepsy Awareness Month a.k.a. National Epilepsy Month
Family Stories Month
Final Binary Month (3of 3) (0s and 1s)
Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month
Greens and Plantains Month
Historic Bridge Awareness Month
I Am So Thankful Month
International Creative Child and Adult Month
International Drum (Percussion) Month
International Microfinance Month
Learn Chinese Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
MADD's Tie One On For Safety Holiday Campaign (11/16-12/31)
Military Family Appreciation Month
Moustache Month a.k.a. Movember (Australia)
National AIDS Awareness Month
National Adoption Month a.k.a. National Adoption Awareness Month
National Alzheimer's Disease Month
National American Indian Heritage Month (Also see August)
National COPD Awareness Month
National Family Caregivers Month
National Family Literacy Month
National Georgia Pecan Month
National Home Care & Hospice Month
National Hospice Month
National Impotency Month
National Inspirational Role Models Month
National Life Writing Month
National Long-term Care Awareness Month
National Marrow Awareness Month
National Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Awareness & Appreciation Month
National Model Railroad Month
National Native American Heritage Month
National Novel Writing Month
National PPSI AIDS Awareness Month
National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
National Peanut Butter Lovers Month
National Pet Cancer Awareness Month
National Pomegranate Month
National Roasting Month
National Scholarship Month
National Sleep Comfort Month
Native American Heritage Month (Also see August)
PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month
Peanut Butter Lovers' Month
Plum Month
Prematurity Awareness Month
Real Jewelry Month
Spinach Month
Squash Month
Sweet Potato Awareness Month  (Also see February)
Vegan Month
Worldwide Bereaved Siblings Month

Observances this Week

Geography Awareness Week, Second Full Week in November
National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week,
Second Full Week in November
World Kindness Week, Second Monday through Sunday in November
National Global Entrepreneurship Week,
Second Monday through Sunday in November
Game and Puzzle Week, Third Week in November
National Donor Sabath, Thursday two weeks before Thanksgiving Through Sunday

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Born on November 15th


Died on November 15th


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