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2017 November

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
Adopt a Senior Pet Month
Adopt a Turkey Month
Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
American Indian Heritage onth
Apple Month
Aviation History Month
Banana Pudding Lovers 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
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 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 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
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 1-4)

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
National Patient Accessibility Week
Sherlock Holmes Weekend
World Communication Week

Second Week (November 5-11)
Dear Santa Letter Week
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 Donor Sabbath
National Drug Facts Week
National Radiation Tech Week
National Young Readers Week
Pursuit of Happiness Week

Third Week (November 12-18)
American Education Week
American Sand Sculpting Competition
International Fraud Awareness Week
International Restorative Justice Week
Lung Cancer Awareness Week
National Book Awards Week
National Global Entrepreneurship Week
National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week
National Nurse Practitioner Week
National Split Pea Soup Week
Operating Room Nurse Week
Rodents Awareness Week
World Kindness Week

Fourth Week (November 19-25)
Better Conversation Week
Church/State Separation Week
Geography Awareness Week
International Bible Week
National Adoption Week
National Deal Week
National Family Week
National Farm-City Week
National Game and Puzzle Week
National Teens Don’t Text and Drive Week

Fifth Week (November 26-30)
Travelers with Disabilities Awareness Week

November 1st
Aishwarya Rai’s Birthday (1973)
All Saint’s Day
Autistic Speaking Day
Book Lover’s Day
Extra Mile Day
Give Up Your “Shoulds” Day
Hockey Mask Day
Lyle Lovett’s Birthday (1957)
National Author’s Day
National Calzone Day
National Family Caregiver Day
National Family Literacy Day
National Go Cook for Your Pets Day
Nutty Pecan Day
Prime Meridian Day
Stephen Crane’s Birthday (1871)
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)
Flight of the Spruce Goose (1947)
Look for Circles Day
Marie Antoinette’s Birthday (1755)
National Deviled Egg Day
National Men Make Dinner Day
National Traffic Professionals Day
Piggy Bank Day
Plan Your Epitaph Day
Traffic Director’s Day

November 3rd
Bean Day
Cliché Day
Dennis Miller’s Birthday (1953)
Fountain Pen Day
Housewife’s Day
International Tongue Twister Day
Jellyfish Day
Ken Berry’s Birthday (1933)
Love Your Lawyer Day
National Jersey Friday
Public Television Day
Sandwich Day
SOS Day
Stout Day

November 4th
Digital Scrapbooking Day
Laura Bush’s Birthday (1946)
Love Your Lawyer Day
King Tut Day
Mischief Night
National Candy Day
National Chicken Lady Day
National Easy Bake Oven Day
Pumpkin Chucking Days
Pumpkin Destruction Day
Sadie Hawkins Day
Sausage and Kraut Day
Sterling North’s Birthday (1906)
Use Your Common Sense Day
Waiting for Barbarians Day
Will Roger’s Birthday (1879)
Yanni’s Birthday (1954)

November 5th
Art Garfunkel’s Birthday (1941)
Color the World Orange Day
Daylight Savings Time Ends
Gun Powder Day
Guy Fawkes Day
National Donut Day
National Love Your Red Hair Day
Play Monopoly Day
Roy Rogers’ Birthday (1911)
Sam Shepard’s Birthday (1943)
Traffic Directors Day
Vivian Leigh’s Birthday (1913)
World Tsunami Awareness Day
Zero Tasking Day

November 6th
Basketball Day
Charles Dow’s Birthday (1851)
Fill Our Staplers Day
Guiness World Records Day
I Love Nachos Day
John Phillip Sousa’s Birthday (1854)
Job Action Day
Marooned without a Compass Day
Ray Conniff’s Birthday (1916)
Sally Field’s Birthday (1946)
Saxophone Day

November 7th
Albert Camus’ Birthday (1913)
Election 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 Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day
Republican Elephant 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
Kazuo Ishiguro’s Birthday (1954)
Margaret Mitchell’s Birthday (1900)
National Ample Time Day
National Parents as Teachers Day
National STEM/STEAM Day
National Walk to Work 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)
Neon Sign Day
Parade Day
World Freedom Day

November 10th
Area Code Day
Claude Rains’ Birthday (1889)
Forget Me Not Day
Gingerbread House Day
International Tongue Twister Day
Josh Peck’s Birthday (1986)
Martin Luther’s Birthday (1483)
Remembrance Day
Sesame Street Debuted in 1969
Tim Rice’s Birthday (1944)
Toothpaste Day
U.S. Marine Corps Established in 1775
Veteran’s Day
Windows Day (Microsoft)
World Science Day for Peace and Development

November 11th
Air Day
Death/Duty Day
Domino 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)
Origami Day
Red Lipstick 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 Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
Nadia Comaneci’s Birthday (1961)
National Pizza With the Works But No Anchovies Day
World Day of Architecture
World Pneumonia Day

November 13th
Chris Noth’s Birthday (1954)
Garry Marshall’s Birthday (1934)
Mom’s and Dad’s Day
National Indian Pudding Day
Robert Louis Stevenson’s Birthday (1850)
World Kindness Day
World Orphans 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 Pickle Day
National Teddy Bear Day
National Young Reader’s 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)
I Love to Write Day
National Bundt Pan Day
National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
National Day of Play
National Education Support Professionals Day
National Philanthropy Day
Robert Cavalli’s Birthday (1940)
Rock Your Mocs Day

November 16th
Button Day
Great American Smokeout
Have a Party with your Bear Day
International Day for Tolerance
Prematurity Awareness Day
World Pancreatic Cancer Day

November 17th
Electronic Greeting Card Day
Great American Smoke Out
Homemade Bread Day
Lee Strasberg’s Birthday (1901)
Martin Scorcese’s Birthday (1942)
National Adoption Day
National Unfriend Day
Petroleum Day
Rock Hudson’s Birthday (1925)
Substitute Educators Day
Take A Hike Day
Unfriend Day
World Peace Day
World Prematurity Awareness Day

November 18th
Christian Siriano’s Birthday (1985)
European Antibiotic Awareness Day
Geographic Information Systems Day
Guinness World Record Day
International Games Day
Margaret Atwood’s Birthday (1939)
Married to a Scorpio Support Day
Mickey Mouse Day
National Adoption Day
National Apple Cider Day
National Family Volunteer Day
National Survivors of Suicide Day
Occult Day
Owen Wilson’s Birthday (1968)
Push-Button Phone Day
Use Less Stuff Day
William Gilbert’s Birthday (1836)
William Tell Day
World Philosophy 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)
Mother Goose Day
National Day of Play
Pencil Day
Play Monopoly 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
Beautiful Day
Cat Days
Children’s Day
Do-Dah Day
Edwin Hubble’s Birthday (1889)
Globally Organized Hug a Runner Day (GO HARD)
Mexican Revolution Day
Name Your PC 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)
False Confession Day
Guiness World Record Day
Harold Ramis’ Birthday (1944)
Marlo Thomas’ Birthday (1943)
National Entrepreneurship Day
Pumpkin Pie Day
Voltaire’s Birthday (1694)
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
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 Jukebox Day
Start Your Own Country Day
Stop the Violence Day
Tie One On Day

November 23rd
Boris Karloff’s Birthday (1887)
Bruce Hornsby’s Birthday (1954)
Dr. Who Day
Eat a Cranberry Day
Fibonacci Day
International Day to End Impunity
International Image Consultant Day
National American Heritage Day
National Cashew Day
National Day of Mourning
National Espresso Day
Rick Bayless’ Birthday (1953)
Thanksgiving

November 24th
Arundhati Roy’s Birthday (1961)
Black Friday
Buy Nothing Day
Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day
Dale Carnegie’s Birthday (1888)
Flossing Day
Frances Hodgson Burnett’s Birthday (1849)
Fur-Free Friday
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s Birthday (1864)
Maize Day
National Day of Listening
Scott Joplin’s Birthday (1868)
Shopping Reminder Day
Sinkie Day
Turkey-Free Thanksgiving Day
Use Even if the Seal is Broken Day
You’re Welcomegiving Day

November 25th
Amy Grant’s Birthday (1960)
Blasé Day
International Aura Awareness Day
International Hat Day
Marc Brown’s Birthday (1946)
National Parfait Day
Native American Heritage Day
Small Business Saturday
World Day of Giving

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

November 27th
Buffalo Bob Smith’s Birthday (1917)
Cider Monday
Cyber Monday
Jimi Hendrix’s Birthday (1942)
Manalo Blahnik’s Birthday (1942)
National Craft Jerky Day
Pie in the Face Day
Pins and Needles Day

November 28th
Ed Harris’ Birthday (1950)
Giving Tuesday
John Bunyan’s Birthday (1628)
John Galliano’s Birthday (1960)
Jon Stewart’s Birthday (1962)
Make Your Own Head Day
Polaroid Camera Day
Red Planet Day
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)
National Package Protection Day
Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Day
Square Dance Day

November 30th
Ben Stiller’s Birthday (1965)
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 Meth Awareness Day
Sacher Torte Day (also in December)
Sir Winston Churchill’s Birthday (1874)
Stay At Home Because You’re Well Day