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2020 November

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
Adopt a Senior Pet Month
Adopt a Turkey Month
American Diabetes Month
American Indian Heritage onth
Aviation History Month
Banana Pudding Lovers Month
Child Safety and Protection Month
COPD Awareness Month
Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
Epilepsy Awareness 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
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
MADD’s Tie One On for Safety Holiday Campaign
Manatee Awareness Month
Military Family Appreciation Month
Mouth Cancer Action Month
Movember
National Adoption Month
National AIDS/PPSI Awareness Month
National Alzheimer’s Disease Month
National Career Development 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 Military Family Month
National Model Railroad Month
National Novel Writing Month
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month
National Pet Cancer Awareness Month
National Pomegranate Month
National Roasting Month
National Runaway Prevention Month
National Scholarship Month
National Sleep Comfort Month
National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
Native American Heritage Month
NET Cancer Awareness 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
Vegan Month
Worldwide Bereaved Siblings Month
World Sponge Month

WEEK-LONG OBSERVANCES
First Week (November 1-7)

Diabetes Education Week
International Stress Awareness Week
National Allied Health Week
National Farm Toy Show Days
National Fig Week
National Pathology Week
National Patient Accessibility Week
World Communication Week
World Karaoke Championships

Second Week (November 8-14)
Dear Santa Letter Week
Drowsy Driving Prevention Week
Give Wildlife a Brake! Week
International Dyslexia Reading Week
International Games Week
National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week
National Book Awards Week
National Donor Sabbath
National Nurse Practitioner Week
National Radiation Tech Week
National Seatbelt Reinforcement Week
National Split Pea Soup Week
National Young Readers Week
Operating Room Nurse Week
Polar Bear Week
Pursuit of Happiness Week
Sherlock Holmes Weekend
World Antibiotic Awareness Week
World Kindness Week

Third Week (November 15-21)
American Education Week
American Sand Sculpting Competition
International Fraud Awareness Week
International Restorative Justice Week
Medical Cannabis Week
National Donor Sabbath
National Drone Safety Awareness Week
National Global Entrepreneurship Week
National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week
National Teens Don’t Text and Drive Week
Random Acts of Kindness Week

Fourth Week (November 22-28)
Better Conversation Week
Church/State Separation Week
Geography Awareness Week
GERD Awareness Week
National Bible Week
National Deal Week
National Family Week
National Farm-City Week
National Game and Puzzle Week

Fifth Week (November 29-30)
Chanukah

November 1st
Aishwarya Rai’s Birthday (1973)
All Saint’s Day
Autistic Speaking Day
Cinnamon Day
Daylight Saving Time Ends
Extra Mile Day
Forgiveness and Happiness Day
Give Up Your “Shoulds” Day
Hockey Mask Day
nternational Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
Lyle Lovett’s Birthday (1957)
National Author’s 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
Prime Meridian Day
Stephen Crane’s Birthday (1871)
World Vegan Day
Zero Tasking Day

November 2nd
All Soul’s Day
Color the World Orange Day
Cookie Monster Day
Daniel Boone’s Birthday (1734)
Flight of the Spruce Goose (1947)
Fountain Pen Day
International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
Job Action Day
Look for Circles Day
Love Your Lawyer Day
Marie Antoinette’s Birthday (1755)
National Deviled Egg Day
National Traffic Professionals Day
Plan Your Epitaph Day
Traffic Director’s Day

November 3rd
Cliché Day
Dennis Miller’s Birthday (1953)
Election Day
Housewife’s Day
International Games in the Library Day
Jellyfish Day
Ken Berry’s Birthday (1933)
National Cash Back Day
Public Television Day
SOS Day
Teach a Friend to Homebrew Day

November 4th
Diwali
International Stress Awareness Day
Laura Bush’s Birthday (1946)
King Tut Day
National Candy Day
National Chicken Lady Day
National Easy Bake Oven Day
Pumpkin Destruction Day
Sterling North’s Birthday (1906)
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)
Fill Our Staplers Day
Firewood Day
Gun Powder Day
Guy Fawkes Day
National Hot Sauce Day
National Love Your Red Hair Day
National Medical Science Liaison Awareness and Appreciation Day
National Men Make Dinner Day
Roy Rogers’ Birthday (1911)
Sam Shepard’s Birthday (1943)
Stout Day
Traffic Directors Day
Vivian Leigh’s Birthday (1913)
World Tsunami Awareness Day

November 6th
Basketball Day
Charles Dow’s Birthday (1851)
Forgiveness and Happiness Day
Fountain Pen Day
I Love Nachos Day
John Phillip Sousa’s Birthday (1854)
Love Your Lawyer Day
Marooned without a Compass Day
National Jersey Friday
Ray Conniff’s Birthday (1916)
Sally Field’s Birthday (1946)
Sausage and Kraut Day
Saxophone Day

November 7th
Albert Camus’ Birthday (1913)
Employee Brotherhood Day (SpongeBob SquarePants)
Hug-a-Bear Day
International Merlot Day
International Stout Day
Joni Mitchell’s Birthday (1943)
Marie Curie’s Birthday (1867)
National Bison Day
National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day
National Play Outside Day
Notary Public Day
World Numbat 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 Tongue Twister Day
Kazuo Ishiguro’s Birthday (1954)
Margaret Mitchell’s Birthday (1900)
National Parents as Teachers Day
National STEM/STEAM Day
Parker Posey’s Birthday (1968)
X-Ray Day

November 9th
Carl Sagan’s Birthday (1934)
Chaos Never Dies Day
International Tempranillo Day
Kristallnacht
Mary Travers’ Birthday (1936)
Microcia Awareness Day
World Freedom Day
World Orphans Day

November 10th
Area Code Day
Claude Rains’ Birthday (1889)
Josh Peck’s Birthday (1986)
Martin Luther’s Birthday (1483)
National Pupusa Day
NET Cancer Awareness Day
Sesame Street Debuted in 1969
Tim Rice’s Birthday (1944)
U.S. Marine Corps Established in 1775
Windows Day (Microsoft)
World Science Day for Peace and Development

November 11th
Death/Duty Day
Domino 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
International Pathology Day
Kurt Vonnegut’s Birthday (1922)
Origami Day
Red Lipstick Day
Remembrance Day
Veteran’s 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)
International Tempranilo Day
Nadia Comaneci’s Birthday (1961)
National French Dip Day
National Pizza With the Works But No Anchovies Day
World Pneumonia Day

November 13th
Chris Noth’s Birthday (1954)
Garry Marshall’s Birthday (1934)
Lois Ehlert’s Birthday (1934)
Mom’s and Dad’s Day
National Indian Pudding Day
National Young Reader’s Day
Robert Louis Stevenson’s Birthday (1850)
Sadie Hawkins Day
William Steig’s Birthday (1907)
World Kindness Day

November 14th
Aaron Copeland’s Birthday (1900)
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 American Teddy Bear Day
National Block It Out Day
National Education Support Professionals Day
National Family PJ Day
National Pickle Day
National Spicy Guacamole Day
Operating Room Nurse Day
Prince Charles’ Birthday (1948)
Spirit of NSA (National Speakers Association) 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)
I Love to Write Day
National Bundt Cake Day
National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
National Philanthropy Day
Robert Cavalli’s Birthday (1940)
Rock Your Mocs Day
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

November 16th
Have a Party with your Bear Day
International Day for Tolerance
National Button Day
Tech Day
Teddy Bear Day

November 17th
Guinness World Record Day
Homemade Bread Day
International Games Day
Lee Strasberg’s Birthday (1901)
Martin Scorcese’s Birthday (1942)
National Adoption Day
National Ample Time Day
National Unfriend Day
Petroleum Day
Prematurity Awareness Day
Rock Hudson’s Birthday (1925)
Take A Hike Day
Unfriend Day
World Prematurity Awareness Day

November 18th
Christian Siriano’s Birthday (1985)
European Antibiotic Awareness Day
Geographic Information Systems Day
Guiness World Records Day
Margaret Atwood’s Birthday (1939)
Married to a Scorpio Support Day
Mickey Mouse Day
National Apple Cider 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
Beaujolais Noveau Day
Calvin Klein’s Birthday (1942)
Children’s Grief Awareness Day
Equal Opportunity Day
Gettysburg Address Delivered by President Lincoln in 1863
Great American Smokeout
Have a Bad Day Day
Indira Gandhi’s Birthday (1911)
International Men’s Day
Meg Ryan’s Birthday (1961)
National Parental Involvement Day
National Rural Health Day
Play Monopoly Day
Pop Tarts created in 1965
Rocco DiSpirito’s Birthday (1956)
Rocky and Bullwinkle Day
Tommy Dorsey’s Birthday (1905)
Use Less Stuff Day
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day
World Pancreatic Cancer Day
World Philosophy Day
World Toilet Day

November 20th
Absurdity Day
Beautiful Day
Children’s Day
Edwin Hubble’s Birthday (1889)
Globally Organized Hug a Runner Day (GO HARD)
Mexican Revolution Day
Name Your PC Day
National Entrepreneurship Day
National Peanut Butter Fudge Day
Richard Dawson’s Birthday (1932)
Substitute Educators Day
Time Card Clock Invented in 1888
Universal Children’s Day

November 21st
Alascattalo Day (About Alaska Humor)
Dave Hignite’s (My Husband) Birthday (1961)
False Confession Day
Harold Ramis’ Birthday (1944)
International Games Day
Marlo Thomas’ Birthday (1943)
National Adoption Day
National Family Volunteer Day
National Red Mitten Day (Canada)
National Stuffing Day
National Survivors of Suicide Day
Tie One On Day
Voltaire’s Birthday (1694)
World Hello 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 Day of Mourning
Start Your Own Country Day
Stir-Up Sunday

November 23rd
Boris Karloff’s Birthday (1887)
Bruce Hornsby’s Birthday (1954)
Dr. Who Day
Eat a Cranberry Day
Fibonacci Day
International Hat Day
International Image Consultant Day
National Cashew Day
National Espresso Day
Rick Bayless’ Birthday (1953)

November 24th
Arundhati Roy’s Birthday (1961)
Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day
Dale Carnegie’s Birthday (1888)
David Newell’s (Mr. McFeely) Birthday (???)
Frances Hodgson Burnett’s Birthday (1849)
Giving Tuesday
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s Birthday (1864)
International Aura Awareness Day
National Day of Listening
Scott Joplin’s Birthday (1868)
Sinkie Day
Use Even if the Seal is Broken Day

November 25th
Amy Grant’s Birthday (1960)
Blasé Day
Drinksgiving
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Jukebox Day
Marc Brown’s Birthday (1946)
National Parfait Day
National Play With Dad Day
Shopping Reminder Day
Spitegiving
Stop the Violence Day
Tie One On Day

November 26th
Charles Schulz’s Birthday (1922)
College Fraternity Day
John Harvard’s Birthday (1607)
MY BIRTHDAY!!!!
Natasha Bedingfield’s Birthday (1981)
National Cake Day
National Day of Mourning
National Milk Day
Thanksgiving
Turkey-Free Thanksgiving Day

November 27th
Black Friday
Buffalo Bob Smith’s Birthday (1917)
Buy Nothing Day
Flossing Day
Fur-Free Friday
Jimi Hendrix’s Birthday (1942)
Maize Day
Manalo Blahnik’s Birthday (1942)
National American Heritage Day
National Craft Jerky Day
Pie in the Face Day
Pins and Needles Day
Random Acts of Kindness Friday
Sinkie Day
You’re Welcomegiving 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
Martin Clunes’ Birthday (????)
Red Planet Day
Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Day
Small Business Saturday
William Blake’s Birthday (1757)

November 29th
Busby Berkeley’s Birthday (1895)
C S Lewis’ Birthday (1898)
Chuck Mangione’s Birthday (1940)
Electronic Greetings Day
Garry Shandling’s Birthday (1949)
Louisa May Alcott’s Birthday (1832)
Square Dance Day

November 30th
Ben Stiller’s Birthday (1965)
Blue Beanie Day
Cities for Life Day
Computer Security Day
David Mamet’s Birthday (1947)
Day of Remembrance of All Victims of Chemical Warfare
Dick Clark’s Birthday (1929)
Jonathan Swift’s Birthday (1667)
Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Birthday (1874)
Mark Twain’s Birthday (1835)
National Meth Awareness Day
National Package Protection Day
Sir Winston Churchill’s Birthday (1874)
Stay At Home Because You’re Well Day