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...

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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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Shot Day

Shot Day

8th November

“I drink to make other people more interesting” ~ Ernest Hemingway Do you love a good drink that goes down smooth and quick? When was the last time you went out to the bar either with...

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...

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...

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...

Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday

27th November (Monday after Black Friday)

Who doesn’t love shopping? More and more people these days are switching from the hassle of going outside to shop in the busy and crowded stores to the convenience of online shopping, where mail trucks...

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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 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...

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...