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2019 November

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
Adopt a Senior Pet Month
Adopt a Turkey Month
Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
American Indian Heritage onth
Aviation History Month
Banana Pudding Lovers Month
Children’s Grief Awareness Month
Child Safety and Protection Month
Christmas Seals Month
COPD Awareness Month
Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
Epilepsy Awareness Month
Eye Donation Month
Family Stories Month
Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month
Good Nutrition Month
Great American SmokeOut
Greens and Plantains Month
Historic Bridge Awareness Month
I am So Thankful Month
International Drum Month
Latin American Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
MADD’s Tie One On for Safety Holiday Campaign
Manatee Awareness Month
Military Family Appreciation Month
Movember
National Adoption Month
National AIDS Awareness Month
National Alzheimer’s Disease Month
National COPD Awareness Month
National Diabetes Month
National Entrepreneurship Month
National Epilepsy Month
National Family Caregivers Month
National Family Literacy Month
National Georgia Pecan Month
National Gratitude Month
National Healthy Skin Month
National Home Care and 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 Awareness and Appreciation Month
National Memoir Writing Month
National Model Railroad Month
National Novel Writing Month
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month
National Pepper Month
National Pet Cancer Awareness Month
National Pomegranate Month
National Raisin Bread Month
National Roasting Month
National Runaway Prevention Month
National Scholarship Month
National Sleep Comfort Month
National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
Native American Heritage Month
NoSHAVEmber
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Pet Diabetes Month
Picture Book Month
Plum and Pomegranate Month
Prematurity Awareness Month
PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month
Real Jewelry Month
Spinach and Squash Month
Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
Sweet Potato Month
Teff and Millet Month
TMJ Awareness Month
Triple Crown of Surfing
World Vegan Month
Worldwide Bereaved Siblings Month
World Sponge Month

WEEK-LONG OBSERVANCES
First Week (November 1-2)

Chemistry Week
Diabetes Education Week
Health Information and Technology Week
Intimate Apparel Week
National Allied Health Week
National Farm Toy Show Days
National Fig Week
Sherlock Holmes Weekend
World Communication Week

Second Week (November 3-9)
Drowsy Driving Prevention Week
Give Wildlife a Brake! Week
International Dyslexia Reading Week
Kid’s Goal-Setting Week
National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week
National Children’s Book Week
National Drug Facts Week
National Patient Accessibility Week
National Radiation Tech Week
Pursuit of Happiness Week

Third Week (November 10-16)
Dear Santa Letter Week
Geography Awareness Week
International Bible Week
Lung Cancer Awareness Week
National Book Awards Week
National Nurse Practitioner Week
National Split Pea Soup Week
National Young Readers Week
Operating Room Nurse Week
Rodents Awareness Week
Snow Care for Troops Awareness Week
World Kindness Week

Fourth Week (November 17-23)
American Education Week
American Sand Sculpting Competition
International Fraud Awareness Week
International Games Week
International Restorative Justice Week
National Donor Sabbath
National Global Entrepreneurship Week
National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week
National Teens Don’t Text and Drive Week
Random Acts of Kindness Week

Fifth Week (November 25-30)
Better Conversation Week
Church/State Separation Week
National Bible Week
National Deal Week
National Family Week
National Farm-City Week
National Game and Puzzle Week
Travelers with Disabilities Awareness Week
World Karaoke Championships

November 1st
Aishwarya Rai’s Birthday (1973)
All Saint’s Day
Autistic Speaking Day
Extra Mile Day
Fountain Pen Day
Give Up Your “Shoulds” Day
Hockey Mask Day
Love Your Lawyer Day
Lyle Lovett’s Birthday (1957)
National Author’s Day
National Bison Day
National Brush Day
National Calzone Day
National Deep Fried Clams Day
National Family Caregiver Day
National Family Literacy Day
National Go Cook for Your Pets Day
National Jersey Friday
National Men Make Dinner Day
National Sports Fan Day
National Traffic Professionals Day
National Vinegar Day
Nutty Pecan Day
Plan Your Epitaph Day
Prime Meridian Day
Stephen Crane’s Birthday (1871)
Stout Day
Stress Awareness Day
Teach a Friend to Homebrew Day
World Vegan Day
Zero Tasking Day

November 2nd
All Soul’s Day
Cookie Monster Day
Daniel Boone’s Birthday (1734)
Digital Scrapbooking Day
Flight of the Spruce Goose (1947)
Look for Circles Day
Marie Antoinette’s Birthday (1755)
National Deviled Egg Day
National Play Outside Day
Piggy Bank Day
Pumpkin Destruction Day
Sadie Hawkins Day
Traffic Director’s Day

November 3rd
Bean Day
Cliché Day
Daylight Savings Time Ends
Dennis Miller’s Birthday (1953)
Housewife’s Day
International Tongue Twister Day
Jellyfish Day
Ken Berry’s Birthday (1933)
National Sandwich Day
Public Television Day
Sandwich Day
Sausage and Kraut Day
SOS Day

November 4th
International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
Job Action Day
King Tut Day
Laura Bush’s Birthday (1946)
Love Your Lawyer Day
Mischief Night
National Candy Day
National Chicken Lady Day
National Easy Bake Oven Day
Sterling North’s Birthday (1906)
Traffic Directors Day
Use Your Common Sense Day
Waiting for Barbarians Day
Will Roger’s Birthday (1879)
Yanni’s Birthday (1954)
Zero Tasking Day

November 5th
Art Garfunkel’s Birthday (1941)
Color the World Orange Day
Election Day
Fill Our Staplers Day
Firewood Day
Gun Powder Day
Guy Fawkes Day
International Stout Day
National Doughnut Day
National Love Your Red Hair Day
National Medical Cannabis Day
Play Monopoly Day
Roy Rogers’ Birthday (1911)
Sam Shepard’s Birthday (1943)
Vivian Leigh’s Birthday (1913)
World Tsunami Awareness Day

November 6th
Basketball Day
Button Day
Charles Dow’s Birthday (1851)
Guiness World Records Day
I Love Nachos Day
International Stress Awareness Day
John Phillip Sousa’s Birthday (1854)
Job Action Day
Marooned without a Compass Day
National Block It Out Day
National Nachos Day
Nonfiction Day (England)
Ray Conniff’s Birthday (1916)
Sally Field’s Birthday (1946)
Saxophone Day

November 7th
Albert Camus’ Birthday (1913)
Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
Employee Brotherhood Day (SpongeBob SquarePants)
Fala Day
Hug-a-Bear Day
International Merlot Day
Joni Mitchell’s Birthday (1943)
Magazine Day
Marie Curie’s Birthday (1867)
National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day
Notary Public Day
Read for the Record Day
Republican Elephant Day
Stout Day

November 8th
Abet and Aid Punsters Day
Bonnie Raitt’s Birthday (1949)
Bram Stoker’s Birthday (1847)
Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day
Dunce Day
Edmund Halley’s Birthday (1656)
Harvey Wallbanger Day
International Tempranilo Day
Kazuo Ishiguro’s Birthday (1954)
Margaret Mitchell’s Birthday (1900)
National Ample Time Day
National Cappuccino Day
National Parents as Teachers Day
National STEM/STEAM Day
National Walk to Work Day
Parker Posey’s Birthday (1968)
Shakespeare Authorship Mystery Day
X-Ray Day

November 9th
Carl Sagan’s Birthday (1934)
Chaos Never Dies Day
Domino Day
Kristallnacht
Mary Travers’ Birthday (1936)
Microctia Awareness Day
National Child Safety Council Day
National Scrapple Day
Neon Sign Day
Parade Day
World Freedom Day

November 10th
American Frog Day
Area Code Day
Claude Rains’ Birthday (1889)
Gingerbread House Day
International Accounting Day
International Tongue Twister Day
Josh Peck’s Birthday (1986)
Martin Luther’s Birthday (1483)
National Vanilla Cupcake Day
Neil Gaiman’s Birthday (1960)
NET Cancer Awareness Day
Remembrance Day
Sesame Street Debuted in 1969
Tim Rice’s Birthday (1944)
Toothpaste Day
U.S. Marine Corps Established in 1775
Windows Day (Microsoft)
World Science Day for Peace and Development

November 11th
Air Day
Armistice Day
Death/Duty Day
Forget Me Not Day
Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s Birthday (1821)
George Patton’s Birthday (1885)
God Bless America first performed in 1938
Homunculus Awareness Day
Kurt Vonnegut’s Birthday (1922)
National Sundae Day
Origami Day
Red Lipstick Day
Veteran’s Day
World Orphans Day

November 12th
Anne Hathaway’s Birthday (1982)
Auguste Rodin’s Birthday (1840)
Chicken Soup for the Soul Day
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Day
Fancy Rat and Mouse Day
Grace Kelly’s Birthday (1929)
Nadia Comaneci’s Birthday (1961)
National Pizza With the Works But No Anchovies Day
National Young Reader’s Day
World Pneumonia Day

November 13th
Chris Noth’s Birthday (1954)
Garry Marshall’s Birthday (1934)
Geographic Information Systems Day
International Pathology Day
Lois Ehlert’s Birthday (1934)
Mom’s and Dad’s Day
National Indian Pudding Day
Robert Louis Stevenson’s Birthday (1850)
William Steig’s Birthday (1907)
World Kindness Day

November 14th
Aaron Copeland’s Birthday (1900)
Astrid Lundren’s Birthday (1907)
Brian Keith’s Birthday (1921)
Claude Monet’s Birthday (1840)
Condoleeza Rice’s Birthday (1954)
International Girls Day
International Selfie Day
Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day
National Pickle Day
National Teddy Bear Day
Operating Room Nurse Day
Prince Charles’ Birthday (1948)
Spicy Guacamole Day
William Steig’s Birthday (1907)
World Diabetes Day

November 15th
America Recycles Day
Ed Asner’s Birthday (1929)
Georgia O’Keefe’s Birthday (1887)
Great American Smokeout
I Love to Write Day
National Bundt Pan Day
National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
National Philanthropy Day
National Raisin Bran Cereal Day
Robert Cavalli’s Birthday (1940)
Rock Your Mocs Day
Steve Irwin Day

November 16th
Button Day
Guinness World Record Day
Have a Party with your Bear Day
International Day for Tolerance
International Games in the Library Day
National Fast Food Day
Playmobil’s National Day of Play
Prematurity Awareness Day
Substitute Educators Day

November 17th
Electronic Greeting Card Day
Homemade Bread Day
Lee Strasberg’s Birthday (1901)
Martin Scorcese’s Birthday (1942)
National Baklava Day
National Family Volunteer Day
National Homemade Bread Day
National Unfriend Day
Petroleum Day
Rock Hudson’s Birthday (1925)
Take A Hike Day
Unfriend Day
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
World Peace Day
World Prematurity Awareness Day

November 18th
Christian Siriano’s Birthday (1985)
Do-Dah Day
European Antibiotic Awareness Day
High Five a Librarian Day
Margaret Atwood’s Birthday (1939)
Married to a Scorpio Support Day
Mickey Mouse Day
Mother Goose Day
National Apple Cider Day
National Vichyssoise Day
National Princess Day
Occult Day
Owen Wilson’s Birthday (1968)
Push-Button Phone Day
Use Less Stuff Day
William Gilbert’s Birthday (1836)
William Tell Day

November 19th
American Made Matters Day
Calvin Klein’s Birthday (1942)
Crystal Skull World Day
Equal Opportunity Day
Gettysburg Address Delivered by President Lincoln in 1863
Have a Bad Day Day
Indira Gandhi’s Birthday (1911)
International Men’s Day
Meg Ryan’s Birthday (1961)
National Carbonated Beverage With Caffeine Day
National Entrepreneurship Day
Parents Day
Pencil Day
Pop Tarts created in 1965
Rocco DiSpirito’s Birthday (1956)
Rocky and Bullwinkle Day
Tommy Dorsey’s Birthday (1905)
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day
World Toilet Day

November 20th
Absurdity Day
Beaujolais Noveau Day
Beautiful Day
Cat Days
Children’s Day
Edwin Hubble’s Birthday (1889)
Globally Organized Hug a Runner Day (GO HARD)
Mexican Revolution Day
Name Your PC Day
National Education Support Professionals Day
National Peanut Butter Fudge Day
Richard Dawson’s Birthday (1932)
Time Card Clock Invented in 1888
Traffic Light Day
Universal Children’s Day

November 21st
Alascattalo Day (About Alaska Humor)
Dave Hignite’s (My Husband) Birthday (1961)
Educator for a Day
False Confession Day
Great American Smokeout
Harold Ramis’ Birthday (1944)
Marlo Thomas’ Birthday (1943)
National Gingerbread Day
National Red Mitten Day
National Rural Health Day
Pumpkin Pie Day
Use Less Stuff Day
Voltaire’s Birthday (1694)
World Hello Day
World Pancreatic Cancer Day
World Philosophy Day
World Television Day

November 22nd
Abigail Adams’ Birthday (1744)
Do-Dah Day
Go for a Ride Day
Hoagy Carmichael’s Birthday (1899)
Humane Society Anniversary Day
Jamie Lee Curtis’ Birthday (1958)
National Cranberry Relish Day
Start Your Own Country Day
Stop the Violence Day
Substitute Educators Day

November 23rd
Boris Karloff’s Birthday (1887)
Bruce Hornsby’s Birthday (1954)
Dr. Who Day
Eat a Cranberry Day
Family Volunteer Day
Fibonacci Day
International Aura Awareness Day
International Day to End Impunity
International Image Consultant Day
National Adoption Day
National American Heritage Day
National Cashew Day
National Espresso Day
National Survivors of Suicide Day
Old Clem’s Night
Random Acts of Kindness Friday
Rick Bayless’ Birthday (1953)

November 24th
Arundhati Roy’s Birthday (1961)
Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day
Crystal Skull World Day
Dale Carnegie’s Birthday (1888)
Frances Hodgson Burnett’s Birthday (1849)
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s Birthday (1864)
Mother Goose Day
National Sardines Day
Scott Joplin’s Birthday (1868)
Stir-Up Sunday
Use Even if the Seal is Broken Day

November 25th
Amy Grant’s Birthday (1960)
Blasé Day
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
International Hat Day
Marc Brown’s Birthday (1946)
National Parfait Day
Native American Heritage Day
Shopping Reminder Day
World Day of Giving

November 26th
Charles Schulz’s Birthday (1922)
Cider Monday
College Fraternity Day
Cyber Monday
John Harvard’s Birthday (1607)
MY BIRTHDAY!!!!
Natasha Bedingfield’s Birthday (1981)
National Cake Day

November 27th
Buffalo Bob Smith’s Birthday (1917)
Giving Tuesday
Jimi Hendrix’s Birthday (1942)
Manalo Blahnik’s Birthday (1942)
National Bavarian Cream Pie Day
National Craft Jerky Day
National Jukebox Day
Pie in the Face Day
Pins and Needles Day
Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Day
Spitegiving
Tie One On Day

November 28th
Ed Harris’ Birthday (1950)
John Bunyan’s Birthday (1628)
John Galliano’s Birthday (1960)
Jon Stewart’s Birthday (1962)
Make Your Own Head Day
National Day of Mourning
National French Toast Day
National Package Protection Day
Polaroid Camera Day
Red Planet Day
Thanksgiving
Turkey-Free Thanksgiving Day
William Blake’s Birthday (1757)

November 29th
Black Friday
Busby Berkeley’s Birthday (1895)
Buy Nothing Day
C S Lewis’ Birthday (1898)
Chuck Mangione’s Birthday (1940)
Electronic Greetings Day
Flossing Day
Fur-Free Friday
Garry Shandling’s Birthday (1949)
Louisa May Alcott’s Birthday (1832)
Maize Day
National Day of Listening
National Lemon Cream Pie Day
Sinkie Day
Square Dance Day
You’re Welcomegiving Day

November 30th
Ben Stiller’s Birthday (1965)
Cities for Life Day
Computer Security Day
David Mamet’s Birthday (1947)
Dick Clark’s Birthday (1929)
Jonathan Swift’s Birthday (1667)
Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Birthday (1874)
Mark Twain’s Birthday (1835)
National Mason Jar Day
National Meth Awareness Day
National Mousse Day
National Personal Space Day
Sacher Torte Day (also in December)
Sir Winston Churchill’s Birthday (1874)
Small Business Saturday
Stay At Home Because You’re Well Day