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2021 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
Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
Epilepsy Awareness Month
Eye Donation Month
Family Stories Month
Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month
Greens and Plantains Month
Hepatitis C Education, Awareness, and Screening Month
Historic Bridge Awareness Month
International Drum 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 Career Development Month
National Diabetes Month
National Entrepreneurship Month
National Family Caregivers Month
National Family Literacy Month
National Fun with Fondue 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 PPSE/AIDS Awareness 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
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
World Vegan Month
Worldwide Bereaved Siblings Month

WEEK-LONG OBSERVANCES
First Week (November 1-6)

National Allied Health Week
National Farm Toy Show Days
National Fig Week
National Patient Accessibility Week
World Communication Week
World Karaoke Championships

Second Week (November 7-13)
Dear Santa Letter Week
Diabetes Education Week
Drowsy Driving Prevention Week
Give Wildlife a Brake! Week
International Games Week
National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week
National Book Awards Week
National Children’s Book Week
National Donor Sabbath
National Global Entrepreneurship Week
National Nurse Practitioner Week
National Radiation Tech Week
National Young Readers Week
Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week
Polar Bear Week
World Kindness Week

Third Week (November 14-20)
American Education Week
International Restorative Justice Week
Lung Cancer Awareness Week
Medical Cannabis Week
National Farm-City Week
National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week
National Split Pea Soup Week
National Teens Don’t Text and Drive Week
Operating Room Nurse Week
Perioperative Nurse Week
Pursuit of Happiness Week
World Antibiotic Awareness Week

Fourth Week (November 21-27)
American Sand Sculpting Competition
Better Conversation Week
Church/State Separation Week
Geography Awareness Week
International Bible Week
International Fraud Awareness Week
National Bible Week
National Deal Week
National Family Week
National Game and Puzzle Week

Fifth Week (November 28-30)
Chanukah

November 1st
Aishwarya Rai’s Birthday (1973)
All Saint’s Day
Autistic Speaking Day
Cinnamon Day
Color the World Orange Day
Dia de Los Muertes
Extra Mile Day
Forgiveness and Happiness Day
Give Up Your “Shoulds” Day
Hockey Mask Day
Job Action Day
Lyle Lovett’s Birthday (1957)
National Author’s Day
National Biologic Coordinators Day
National Bison Day
National Brush Day
National Calzone Day
National Cook for Your Pets Day
National Deep Fried Clams Day
National Family Caregiver Day
National Family Literacy Day
National Ohio Day
National Sports Fan Day
National Vinegar Day
Plan Your Epitaph Day
Prime Meridian Day
Stephen Crane’s Birthday (1871)
World Vegan Day

November 2nd
All Soul’s Day
Cookie Monster Day
Daniel Boone’s Birthday (1734)
Election Day
Flight of the Spruce Goose (1947)
International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists Day
Look for Circles Day
Marie Antoinette’s Birthday (1755)
National Broadcast Traffic Professionals Day
National Deviled Egg Day
National Ohio Day
Traffic Director’s Day

November 3rd
Cliché Day
Dennis Miller’s Birthday (1953)
Housewife’s Day
Jellyfish Day
Ken Berry’s Birthday (1933)
Public Television Day
Sandwich Day
SOS Day
Stress Awareness Day

November 4th
Diwali
King Tut Day
Laura Bush’s Birthday (1946)
National Candy Day
National Cash Back Day
National Chicken Lady Day
National Easy Bake Oven Day
National Men Make Dinner Day (May NOT BBQ)
Parrot Head 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)
Firewood Day
Fountain Pen Day
Gun Powder Day
Guy Fawkes Day
Love Your Lawyer Day
National Doughnut Day
National Jersey Friday
National Love Your Red Hair Day
National Medical Cannabis Day
National Medical Science Liaison Awareness and Appreciation Day
Play Monopoly Day
Roy Rogers’ Birthday (1911)
Sam Shepard’s Birthday (1943)
Vivian Leigh’s Birthday (1913)
Wiggle Jiggle Jell-O Day
World Tsunami Awareness Day

November 6th
Basketball Day
Bison Day
Charles Dow’s Birthday (1851)
Digital Scrapbooking Day
Guiness World Records Day
International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict Day
John Phillip Sousa’s Birthday (1854)
Marooned without a Compass Day
National Nachos Day
National Play Outside Day
Pumpkin Destruction Day
Ray Conniff’s Birthday (1916)
Sadie Hawkins Day Nonfiction Day (England )
Sally Field’s Birthday (1946)
Sausage and Kraut Day
Saxophone Day
World Chili Day

November 7th
Albert Camus’ Birthday (1913)
Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
Daylight Savings Time Ends
Employee Brotherhood Day (SpongeBob SquarePants)
International Day of Medical Physics
International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
International Merlot Day
Joni Mitchell’s Birthday (1943)
Marie Curie’s Birthday (1867)
National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day
National Retinol Day
Notary Public Day
Zero Tasking 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)
Fill Our Staplers Day
Harvey Wallbanger Day
International Tongue Twister Day
Kazuo Ishiguro’s Birthday (1954)
Margaret Mitchell’s Birthday (1900)
National Cappuccino Day
National Parents as Teachers Day
National STEM/STEAM Day
Parker Posey’s Birthday (1968)
Shakespeare Authorship Mystery Day
X-Ray Day
World Orphans Day

November 9th
Carl Sagan’s Birthday (1934)
Chaos Never Dies Day
Kristallnacht
Mary Travers’ Birthday (1936)
Microctia Awareness Day
National Child Safety Council Day
National Louisiana Day
National Scrapple Day
National Young Readers Day
World Adoption Day
World Freedom Day

November 10th
Area Code Day
Claude Rains’ Birthday (1889)
International Accounting Day
Josh Peck’s Birthday (1986)
Martin Luther’s Birthday (1483)
National Forget Me Not Day
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)
U.S. Marine Corps Established in 1775
Windows Day (Microsoft)
World Science Day for Peace and Development

November 11th
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
International Tongue Twister Day
Kurt Vonnegut’s Birthday (1922)
National Sundae Day
Origami Day
Red Lipstick Day
Veteran’s Day

November 12th
Anne Hathaway’s Birthday (1982)
Auguste Rodin’s Birthday (1840)
Chicken Soup for the Soul Day
Domino Day
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Day
Fancy Rat and Mouse Day
Grace Kelly’s Birthday (1929)
Nadia Comaneci’s Birthday (1961)
National French Dip Day
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)
International Games in the Library Day
Lois Ehlert’s Birthday (1934)
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 American Teddy Bear Day
National Block It Out Day
National Family PJ Day
National Pickle Day
National Seatbelt Day
Operating Room Nurse Day
Prince Charles’ Birthday (1948)
Rock Your Mocs Day
Spicy Guacamole Day
Spirit of NSA 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
More Than One Role Day
National Bundt Pan Day
National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
National Philanthropy Day
National Raisin Bran Cereal Day
Robert Cavalli’s Birthday (1940)
Steve Irwin Day

November 16th
Button Day
Family Day
International Day for Tolerance
National Fast Food Day
National Indiana Day
Playmobil’s National Day of Play
Prematurity Awareness Day

November 17th
Geographic Information Systems Day
Guinness World Record Day
Homemade Bread Day
Lee Strasberg’s Birthday (1901)
Martin Scorcese’s Birthday (1942)
National Baklava Day
National Butter Day
National Educational Support Professionals Day
National Unfriend Day
Rock Hudson’s Birthday (1925)
Take A Hike Day
Unfriend Day
World Prematurity Awareness Day

November 18th
Beaujolais Nouveau Day
Children’s Grief Awareness Day
Christian Siriano’s Birthday (1985)
Educator for a Day
European Antibiotic Awareness Day
High Five a Librarian Day
Margaret Atwood’s Birthday (1939)
Married to a Scorpio Support Day
Mickey Mouse Day
National Apple Cider Day
National Vichyssoise Day
National Princess Day
National Parental Involvement Day
National Rural Health 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 Pancreatic Cancer Day

November 19th
American Made Matters Day
Calvin Klein’s Birthday (1942)
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 Carbonated Beverage With Caffeine Day
National Play Monopoly Day
Pop Tarts created in 1965
Rocco DiSpirito’s Birthday (1956)
Rocky and Bullwinkle Day
Substitute Educators Day
Tommy Dorsey’s Birthday (1905)
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day
World Toilet Day

November 20th
Absurdity Day
African Industrialization Day
Children’s Day
Edwin Hubble’s Birthday (1889)
Family Volunteer Day
Globally Organized Hug a Runner Day (GO HARD)
Mexican Revolution Day
Name Your PC Day
National Adoption Day
National Peanut Butter Fudge Day
Playmobil’s National Day of Play
Richard Dawson’s Birthday (1932)
Time Card Clock Invented in 1888
Transgender Day of Remembrance
Universal Children’s Day

November 21st
Alascattalo Day (About Alaska Humor)
Crystal Skull World Day
Dave Hignite’s (My Husband) Birthday (1961)
False Confession Day
Finisher’s Medal Day
Harold Ramis’ Birthday (1944)
Marlo Thomas’ Birthday (1943)
Mother Goose Day
National Adoption Day
National Gingerbread Cookie Day
National Red Mitten Day
National Stuffing Day
National Survivors of Suicide Day
Stir-Up Sunday
Voltaire’s Birthday (1694)
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
World Hello 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

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 Cashew Day
National Espresso Day
Old Clem’s Night
Rick Bayless’ Birthday (1953)

November 24th
Arundhati Roy’s Birthday (1961)
Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day
Dale Carnegie’s Birthday (1888)
Frances Hodgson Burnett’s Birthday (1849)
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s Birthday (1864)
National Jukebox Day
National Sardines Day
Scott Joplin’s Birthday (1868)
Spitegiving
Tie One On Day
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 Day of Mourning
National Parfait Day
Shopping Reminder Day
Thanksgiving
Turkey-Free Thanksgiving Day

November 26th
Black Friday
Buy Nothing Day
Charles Schulz’s Birthday (1922)
Flossing Day
John Harvard’s Birthday (1607)
Maize Day
MY BIRTHDAY!!!!
Natasha Bedingfield’s Birthday (1981)
National Cake Day
National Day of Listening
National Milk Day
Random Acts of Kindness Friday
World Olive Tree Day
You’re Welcomegiving Day

November 27th
Buffalo Bob Smith’s Birthday (1917)
International Aura Awareness Day
Jimi Hendrix’s Birthday (1942)
Manalo Blahnik’s Birthday (1942)
National Bavarian Cream Pie Day
National Craft Jerky Day
Pie in the Face Day
Pins and Needles Day
Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Day
Slinky Day
Small Business Saturday

November 28th
Chanukah
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 (1961)
National French Toast Day
Red Planet Day
William Blake’s Birthday (1757)

November 29th
Busby Berkeley’s Birthday (1895)
Catterntide
C S Lewis’ Birthday (1898)
Chuck Mangione’s Birthday (1940)
Cider Monday
Cyber Monday
Electronic Greetings Day
Garry Shandling’s Birthday (1949)
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestine People
Louisa May Alcott’s Birthday (1832)
National Lemon Cream Pie Day
Sinkie Day
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 for All Victims of Chemical Warfare
Dick Clark’s Birthday (1929)
Giving Tuesday
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 Mississippi Day
National Mousse Day
National Personal Space Day
Sacher Torte Day (also in December)
Sir Winston Churchill’s Birthday (1874)
Stay At Home Because You’re Well Day