French Fried Clam Day

French Fried Clam Day

Every November 1st

“Clams served on Quinnipeague were dug from the from the flats hours before cooking, and the batter, which was exquisitely light, held bits of parsley and thyme. Other fried clams couldn't compare.” ~ Barbara Delinsky, Sweet...

Stress Awareness Day

Stress Awareness Day

2nd 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...

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...

Gunpowder Day

Gunpowder Day

Every November 5th

Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot... Known as Guy Fawkes Night or Fireworks Night, Gunpowder Day focuses on the plot by Guy Fawkes and other conspirators to blow up Britain's parliament...

Zero Tasking Day

Zero Tasking Day

6th 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...

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...

Cappuccino Day

Cappuccino Day

Every November 8th

Italy is famous for the variety of coffees it produces. Cappuccinos are loved among coffee lovers and despite its vague history, many people still appreciate the comfort it brings. Thus, comes a happy day called...

Scrapple Day

Scrapple Day

Every November 9th

Scrapple is an unusual comfort food that has existed since the middle ages. When the Germans brought it over, the Pennsylvania Dutch were able to keep this tradition alive as time moved forward. This meaty...

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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Pizza With The Works Except Anchovies Day

Pizza With The Works Except Anchovies Day

Every November 12th

You can do irrefutably impossible things with the right amount of planning and support from intelligent and hardworking people and pizza. - Scott M. Gimple There it is, sitting on your counter, fresh from the pizza parlor...

International Tongue Twister Day

International Tongue Twister Day

13th 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...

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...

International Men’s Day

International Men’s Day

Every November 19th

International Men's Day was created in 1999 in Trinidad and Tobago. The main purpose of the day is to focus on the health of males. Other aspects of the day include improving gender relations, showing that...

Guinness World Record Day

Guinness World Record Day

20th 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...

Stuffing Day

Stuffing Day

Every November 21st

”My most memorable meal is every Thanksgiving. I love the food: the turkey and stuffing; ~ Douglas Conant There is one thing that everyone waits for when the autumn season comes around, and while your first guess...

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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Flossing Day

Flossing Day

25th November (Fourth Friday of November)

When was the last time that you flossed your teeth, honestly? Yeah, you probably have heard it from your dentist just about every time you have gone to have your teeth cleaned (or cavities filled...

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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Craft Jerky Day

Craft Jerky Day

Every November 27th

If you're a fan of beef jerky, then you are in luck. Craft Jerky Day is all about all those homemade jerky recipes that generations of families know and love. It’s a day of celebration...

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 of...

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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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Adoption Month

    Adoption Month

    Every November

    “I don't have children, but I have 17 nieces and nephews, and they more than makeup for anything that I can do. I have a stepdaughter, and I adore her to pieces, and I think...

    Movember

    Movember

    Every November

    "There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your formal self (and growing a magnificent beard.)”~ Ernest Hemingway There is something truly magnificent about a wonderful mustache (and...