Stress Awareness Day

Stress Awareness Day

1st November (First Wednesday of November)

Stress can be a real killer, both in the workplace and in our day to day lives. Stress serves a solid purpose in human biology, but our modern lives have brought about a surplus of...

Men Make Dinner Day

Men Make Dinner Day

2nd November (First Thursday of November)

A beautiful image isn’t it? Coming home at the end of the day and the wife has dinner all laid out and ready for her hard working husband. Part of the bucolic yesteryear images of...

Sandwich Day

Sandwich Day

Every November 3rd

The argument that all Jews have a heartfelt investment in the state of Israel is untrue. Some have a heartfelt investment in corned beef sandwiches. - Judith Butler Never underestimate the power of a good...

Use Your Common Sense Day

Use Your Common Sense Day

Every November 4th

Every day we see complete fails of Common Sense, stupid and fantastic examples of the horror that can occur when someone just… refuses… to think. Sometimes it’s a matter of hubris, people thinking that their...

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    Zero Tasking Day

    Zero Tasking Day

    5th November (First Sunday of November)

    The extra hour we get when daylight savings times change is often heralded as an opportunity for extra productivity, activity and 'doing'. However, given that we're all already 'owed' an hour every other time it...

    Nachos Day

    Nachos Day

    Every November 6th

    Sometimes they're hot and spicy. Sometimes they're cheesy. Sometimes they make a mess everywhere. But one thing is certain: they're delicious, and a favorite in many parts of the world. Yes, we're talking about nachos...

    Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day

    Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day

    Every November 7th

    This intriguingly specific Day celebrates a particular combination of flavours - dark, bitter chocolate and toasted almonds. This is one of the oldest recipes involving chocolate known in the English-speaking world, featuring as the only...

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    X-Ray Day

    X-Ray Day

    Every November 8th

    If the hand be held between the discharge-tube and the screen, the darker shadow of the bones is seen within the slightly dark shadow-image of the hand itself... For brevity's sake I shall use the...

    Chaos Never Dies Day

    Chaos Never Dies Day

    Every November 9th

    There are, let's face it, quite a number of days dedicated to stress relief, calmness and generally taking it easy. All of these days work on the premise that we're too busy, too bustly, and...

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    Sesame Street Day

    Sesame Street Day

    Every November 10th

    There are very few of us who have not been impacted by Sesame Street in our childhood years. So, it only makes sense that Sesame Street Day was created to celebrate the tremendous influence that...

    Origami Day

    Origami Day

    Every November 11th

    When you fold a piece of paper, you’re essentially changing the memory of that piece. - Eric Demaine in Between the Folds There’s a birthday coming, and it’s an important one for all you paper folding fanatics...

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    International Tongue Twister Day

    International Tongue Twister Day

    12th November (Second Sunday of November)

    “He thrusts his fists against the posts and still insists he sees the ghosts.” ― Stephen King, It It’s an elegant dance, or a fumbling ungainly stumble through a linguistic waltz. Whether you’re discussing Peter Piper picking...

    World Kindness Day

    World Kindness Day

    Every November 13th

    Kindness Day isn't just about adopting all the children from your local orphanage – it’s about the little gestures of kindness too. Helping others can restore a sense of humanity, not to mention giving you...

    Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day

    Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day

    Every November 14th

    “It's nice if people can finally loosen up a little bit and just go out laugh at silliness. I mean, people take themselves way too seriously sometimes.” - Larry the Cable Guy Every day is a new...

    Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

    Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

    Every November 15th

    Although it has been rumored that Clean Your Refrigerator Day was started by the Whirlpool Corporation, the origin of this event is lost in the mists of time. The day is a great reminder though...

    Have a Party with Your Bear Day

    Have a Party with Your Bear Day

    Every November 16th

    Have a Party with Your Bear Day is one of several bear-related holidays of which Teddy Bear Picnic Day is the most famous. The origins and history of this holiday are shrouded in obscurity, although...

    Homemade Bread Day

    Homemade Bread Day

    Every November 17th

    Sliced bread is undoubtedly a good thing - it saves time, and the effort of kneading. But it's a real shame that so few of us get to taste the yeasty deliciousness that is home-made...

    Occult Day

    Occult Day

    Every November 18th

    “When you start to notice the mystical, the mystical will start to notice you.” ― Dacha Avelin History is full of rich and mysterious religions, practices, and beliefs that shaped the world we live in, hinting at...

    Guinness World Record Day

    Guinness World Record Day

    19th November (Third Sunday of November)

    I think if you come first with a new world record, that is the best. - Haile Gebrselassie World Records aren’t set every day, but world records for new types of things can be. Whether you’re...

    Name Your PC Day

    Name Your PC Day

    Every November 20th

    They’re your best friend on almost any day, they work tirelessly to keep you in communication with friends and family, connected with work and the goings-on in the world around you. Sometimes they need a...

    Entrepreneurs’ Day

    Entrepreneurs’ Day

    21st November (Third Tuesday of November)

    When you think about it, the world is crammed with great products that we took for granted, but that were once non-existent until they were somehow dreamed up by a budding entrepreneur. From the postage...

    Go For A Ride Day

    Go For A Ride Day

    Every November 22nd

    Go For A Ride Day encourages you to get out into the world - hop on your bike, into your car, or simply get your walking boots out of storage and go on a trip...

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      Fibonacci Day

      Fibonacci Day

      Every November 23rd

      ”Von Neumann probe programmed to multiply Clickin’ and tickin’ with the equation of phi Striving and climbing and bribing and lying For science, fudge the numbers so that everything fits” - Doctor Steel Fibonacci Sequence There are sequences that appear...

      Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day

      Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day

      Every November 24th

      Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. - Henry Van Dyke We all have remarkable talents that are unique to us...

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      Shopping Reminder Day

      Shopping Reminder Day

      Every November 25th

      Christmas - that most wonderful time of year filled with gifts, festivities, and a whole host of ads and promotions constantly bombarding you about it. It’s no doubt that Christmas has become commercialized, and indeed...

      Cake Day

      Cake Day

      Every November 26th

      “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche!” or, “Let them eat cake!” Perhaps the most famous quote about cake ever, these were the words of a great French princess, often likely Marie Antoinette herself, upon being informed...

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        Pins And Needles Day

        Pins And Needles Day

        Every November 27th

        Pins and Needles Day might not have its origins in what you think! Though when we say ‘pins and needles’ today, you’ll think of that tingly feeling you get when your leg goes to sleep...

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          French Toast Day

          French Toast Day

          Every November 28th

          There’s a blend that just makes our morning fantastic, and it’s a blending of eggs, milk, and cinnamon with bread dipped in. There’s something about the savory sweet smell of it, and the anticipation...

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            Electronic Greetings Day

            Electronic Greetings Day

            Every November 29th

            You remember all of those sometimes cute, sometimes funny, and sometimes downright obnoxious electronic greeting cards that used to appear in your email inbox? Well, if you hadn’t guessed it, there’s actually a day devoted...

            Computer Security Day

            Computer Security Day

            Every November 30th

            These days, electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, and computers make up an important component of our everyday lives. While communication has become easier and more efficient than ever before, these technological advancements have brought...

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            World Vegan Month

            World Vegan Month

            Every November

            “You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson There is a rising movement in the world today, a movement that...

            Novel Writing Month

            Novel Writing Month

            Every November

            We’re all full of stories, each of us with our own tales to tell, but we never quite seem to find the time to make it happen, do we? There’s always too much to do...

            Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month

            Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month

            Every November

            Peanut Butter, that strange thick rich concoction of a humble legume. It appears in candy’s, in sandwiches, and even in rich savory dishes in the form of a sauce. There’s crunchy peanut butter and creamy...

            Pomegranate Month

            Pomegranate Month

            Every November

            I felt like a seed in a pomegranate. Some say that the pomegranate was the real apple of Eve, fruit of the womb, I would eat my way into perdition to taste you. - Jeanette Winterson They...

            Manatee Awareness Month

            Manatee Awareness Month

            Every November

            As much as animals like elephants are currently under threat in Central Africa, whales, manatees and turtles, to name a few, are probably in far more dire peril -- and almost nobody knows.” - Peter Walsh The...

            Native American Heritage Month

            Native American Heritage Month

            Every November

            In countries all over the world, new people have travelled from their points of origin the inhabit land that previously belonged to others. While we call the Americas the “New World”, the culture and history...