November calendar days

November Calendar Days

November Calendar Days List 2019

ADDucation’s November calendar days list of worldwide international awareness days is fact checked to ensure they’re not just fake news or social media hype. We’ve included all the fixed November international awareness days we could find, including all the UN International Days. If you’re aware of an international fixed November calendar day we should include please let us know by adding a comment at the bottom the page. Our mission is to include all November calendar days.

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DateNovember Calendar DaysAcronymFirst ObservedWhere?Founder / OrganizationsFilter Tags / CategoriesNovember Calendar Days Key FactsSocial Media Hashtags
1 NovemberWorld Vegan Day1994worldwideThe Vegan Society UKVegetarianism, Food day, Food awareness day.A day the vegan-curious can explore the benefits of veganism and a vegan lifestyle living free from animal products for the benefit of people, animals and the environment.#WorldVeganDay
2 NovemberInternational Day to End Impunity for Crimes against JournalistsIDEI2014worldwideUN, UNESCORights day, Rights awareness day.Commemorates the assassination of two French journalists in Mali on this day in 2013 and campaign for an end to violence against journalists and media workers by working with States to ensure a safe environment for journalists to operate and bring perpetrators to justice.#IDEI (or add year:) #IDEI #EndImpunity #JournoSafe #MyFightAgainstImpunity
3 NovemberWorld Sandwich Day / National Sandwich Day2001worldwideSubway restaurants.Food day, Food awareness day.Celebrate with a burger or sub from your favorite restaurant or make yourself a traditional sandwich at home. The word “Sandwich” is attributed to John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, who was born on 13th November 1718 so it’s NOT a celebration of his birthday. The earliest reference to National Sandwich Day we’ve found dates back to the USA in 2001.#NationalSandwichDay
4 NovemberNo verified November calendar days today.On this day in 2008 Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States of America. The first African-American president. Obama succeeded President George W. Bush and was followed by President Donald Trump.
5 NovemberBonfire Night, Guy Fawkes Night, Guy Fawkes Day, Firework Night1606UKUK Observance of 5th November Act.Politics, National day.Organized and private firework displays with a bonfire commemorate the failure of a plot, in 1605, by Guy Fawkes and other members of the Gunpowder Plot, to blow up the House of Lords in London, England.#BonfireNight #GuyFawkes #FireworksNight
5 NovemberWorld Tsunami Awareness Day2016UN, UNSDRDisasters, Awareness day.A day to raise awareness of Tsunamis and risk reduction measures. Campaign for better international cooperation to help coastal communities in affected areas based on the Sendai framework.#TsunamiDay (or add year:) #TsunamiDay2019
6 NovemberInternational Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict2001worldwideUN, UNEP, UN EMG (UN Environment Management Group), TRWN (Toxic Remnants of War Network), GCI (Green Cross International).War and Peace, Environment day, Environmental awareness day.A day to educate people that the damage to the Environment day, caused by war and armed conflict, may extend beyond man made borders to affect future generations.#EnvConflictDay
7 NovemberNo verified November calendar days today.On this day in 1917 Lenin’s Bolsheviks took over the winter palace in Petrograd (St Petersburg) which was the October Revolution that eventually led to the creation of the Soviet Union in 1922.
8 NovemberInternational Day of RadiologyIDoR2012worldwideESR (European Society of Radiology), RSNA (Radiological Society of North America), ACR (American College of Radiology).Science day, Health day, Health awareness day.On this day in 1985 Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, a German scientist, discovered X-rays which led to radiology and the benefits of medical imaging in healthcare today.#IDoR (or add year:) #IDoR2017
9 NovemberWorld Freedom Day2001USA and other countriesYAF (Young America’s Foundation), CRNC (College Republican National Committee)Politics, Commemoration day.Commemorates the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 which led to the end of communist rule across Central and Eastern Europe. The day marks the start of Freedom Week, which includes Veterans Day. Other countries have their own World Freedom Day.#WorldFreedomDay
10 NovemberWorld Science Day for Peace and Development / World Science DayWSDPD2002worldwideUN, UNESCO, UNAWE (Universe Awesomeness)Peace, Science day, Awareness day.A day to raise awareness of emerging scientific issues and encourage wider public engagement to highlight the relevance, importance and benefits of science in society and in our daily lives.#WSDPD (or add year:) #WSDPD2019
11 NovemberSingles Day1993China, worldwideRelationship status.11th November (11/11) was chosen because the number 1 represents an individual, aka “bare sticks holiday”. Originally celebrated as “Bachelors’ Day” by men it’s now widely celebrated by men and women with “Blind date” parties and retail events.#SinglesDay
11 NovemberRemembrance Day / Poppy Day1919UK, France, Belgium, Commonwealth Nations (except Mozambique) and other countriesCommonwealth of NationsRemembrance day.Commemorates the armistice between the allied and central powers marking the end of World War I at 11am on 11th November 1918. The UK observes 2 minutes silence at 11am. In the UK Remembrance Sunday is held on the nearest Sunday to 11 November.#RemembranceDay
11 NovemberArmistice Day1919UK, Belgium, France, NZ, Australia and other countriesRemembrance day.Commemorates the armistice between the allied and central powers marking the end of World War One (WWI) at 11am on 11th November 1918.#ArmisticeDay
11 NovemberVeterans Day1954USAU.S. Department of Veterans AffairsRemembrance day, Holiday.Honors USA armed forces veterans. Prior to 1954 the USA celebrated Armistice Day. Between 1971 and 1977 Veterans day was held on the fourth Monday in October.#VeteransDay
12 NovemberWorld Pneumonia Day2009worldwideUN, WHOHealth day, Health awareness day.Pneumonia is the leading infectious killer of children under 5 years old and needs action to raise awareness, prevent and treat pneumonia and spread best practices.#WorldPneumoniaDay
13 NovemberWorld Kindness Day / Random Acts of Kindness DayWKD / RAK1998USA, Canada, Japan, Australia, Nigeria, UAE, Singapore, Italy, India, UK and many other countriesWKM (World Kindness Movement) 43+ countries, RAK (The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation), Kindness Day UK, Australian Kindness Movement, Kindness Canada.Peace, Happiness, Awareness day.Perform a random act of kindness today or organize an event to help your local community. Various national organizations participate on the World Kindness Movement. As the Dalai Lama said “When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace”.#WorldKindnessDay
14 NovemberWorld Diabetes DayWDD2007worldwideUN, WHO, IDF (International Diabetes Federation)Health day, Health awareness day.Raise awareness of the need for co-ordinated healthcare and health education to prevent, treat and care for people as the percentage of people living with diabetes has almost doubled since 1980 largely as a result of obesity.#WDD (or add year:) #WDD2019 #WorldDiabetesDay
15 NovemberAmerica Recycles DayARD1997USA(KAB) Keep America BeautifulEnvironment day, Environmental awareness day.Since 2009 it’s a national nonprofit program of Keep America Beautiful. Events are held across the USA to recycle and pledge to buy products made from recycled materials.#AmericaRecyclesDay #BeRecycled #BuyRecycled
15 NovemberDay of the Imprisoned Writer1981PEN Int.Literature day, Awareness day.Supports and recognizes writers being denied their human right to freedom of expression.#DayoftheImprisonedWriter
15 NovemberNational Philanthropy DayNPD1986USA, CanadaAFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals).Philanthropy, Awareness day.A day to celebrate philanthropy by volunteering, giving and good deeds to change the world for the better.#afpnpd #NPDlove
16 NovemberInternational Day for ToleranceIDT1996worldwideUN, UNESCOCulture day, Cultural awareness day.A day to urge tolerance and nurture tolerance in ourselves and our everyday lives and rejoice in the diversity that makes us strong and the values that bring us together. The winner of the bi-annual UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for tolerance and non-violence is awarded on this day.#ToleranceDay
17 NovemberInternational Students DayCzech Republic, Slovakia, Italy and other countriesStudent Chamber and the Council of Higher Education Institutes, OBESSU (Organising Bureau of European School Student Unions), ESU (European Students’ Union), UdS (Unione degli Studenti).Culture day, Cultural awareness day.A day to celebrate the multiculturalism of students at universities worldwide held on the anniversary of the storming of Czech universities by Nazis in 1939.#InternationalStudentsDay
18 NovemberEuropean Antibiotic Awareness DayEAAD2008EuropeECDC, EC, EU Agencies: EFSA & EMAHealth day, Health awareness day.Raise awareness of antibiotic resistance and sensible use of antibiotics to reduce this serious threat to public health. Coincides with World Antibiotic Awareness Week in November.
19 NovemberInternational Men’s DayIMD199270+ countries worldwideUNESCOFamily awareness day.Aims to improve gender equality, highlight male role models, celebrate male contributions to community, family, marriage and child care and promote basic humanitarian values.#InternationalMensDay (or add year:) #InternationalMensDay2019
19 NovemberWorld Toilet DayWTD2001worldwideUN, WTO, UNICEFHealth day, Health awareness day.The World Toilet Organization campaigns to raise awareness of sanitation issues worldwide and draw attention to the global sanitation crisis.#WorldToiletDay
20 NovemberUniversal Children’s Day1954worldwideUN, UNICEFChildren’s day, Children awareness day, Family day.Celebrated on the anniversary of the date the UN adopted the declaration and convention on children’s rights. Promotes togetherness between children around the world. Celebrated on different days in some countries.#ChildrensDay #KidsTakeOver
20 NovemberAfrica Industrialization DayAID1956worldwideUN, UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization).Sustainable development, Industry awareness day.A day to raise awareness of the challenges and issues of industrialization in Africa and urge countries to work together.#AfricanIndustrializationDay
20 NovemberTransgender Day of RemembranceTDoR1999USA and 20+ countries worldwideGLAADRights day, Rights awareness day.Founded by transgender woman, Gwendolyn Ann Smith. Day of action to remember those who lost their lives as a result of transphobia and raise awareness of ongoing violence endured by the transgender community.#TDOR #TransDayofRemembrance
21 NovemberWorld Television Day1996worldwideUN, UN VIDEOTelecoms, Awareness day.Commemorates the date of the first World Television Forum in 1996.#WorldTVDay
21 NovemberWorld Hello Day1973worldwideBrian and Michael McCormack.Fun day, Friendship day, Awareness day.A day to say “Hello” to the world online or in person by greeting ten or more people to emphasize the importance of verbal communication in preserving peace.#WorldHelloDay
22 NovemberNo verified November calendar days today.On this day in 2005 Angela Merkel took office as the first female Chancellor of Germany.
23 NovemberFibonacci DayworldwideMathematics day, Geek day, Fun day, Awareness day.Celebrates Italian mathematician Leonardo Fibonacci who generated the Fibonacci Series of numbers. Each number in the Fibonacci sequence is the sum of the previous two numbers. For example: 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13 etc. Why November 23? Because in MM/DD format the date is 11/23 and the first 4 Fibonacci numbers are 1,1,2,3.#FibonacciDay
23 NovemberDoctor Who Day2014worldwideFan day, Sci-Fi day, Fun day, Social media day.On this day in 1963 the first episode “An Unearthly Child” of the popular Doctor Who sci-fi TV series was broadcast in the UK. It’s a good day to watch your personal birthday Doctor Who episode.#DoctorWhoDay #TardisDay
24 NovemberNo verified November calendar days today.On this day in 1859 Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species was published.
25 NovemberInternational Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women1999worldwideUN, UN Women, UNiTERights day, Rights awareness day.Commemorating the date of the assassination, in 1960, of the three Mirabal sisters who were political activists in the Dominican Republic killed by dictator Rafael Trujillo.#OrangeTheWorld #MeToo #ViolenceAgainstWomen
26 NovemberAnti Obesity DayAOD2001India, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.UN WFP, VLCC (wellness brand).Health day, Health awareness day.A day to raise awareness of the health risks associated with obesity and participate in health camps and healthy activities.#WorldAntiObesityDay #AntiObesityDay
27 NovemberNo verified November calendar days today.On this day in 1895 Alfred Nobel signed his will creating five Nobel Prize awards for those who contributed to the benefit of mankind.
28 NovemberNo verified November calendar days today.On this day in 1967 the first pulsar star was observed by grad student Jocelyn Bell and her advisor Antony Hewish at Cambridge University, England.
29 NovemberInternational Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People1978worldwideUNGlobal politics, Global politics awareness day.On this day in 1947 the UN passed Resolution 181 which, after a transition period, calls for the establishment of an “Independent Arab and Jewish States and the Special International Regime for the City of Jerusalem.” Held on 1st December in 2003.#DayOfSolidarity #PalestineDay
30 NovemberCities for Life Day2002cities worldwideAmnesty International, Ensemble contre la Peine de Mort, FIACAT (International Federation of Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture) and International Penal Reform.Global politics, Global politics awareness day.A day cities around the world campaign for the abolition of the death penalty organized by the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty.#CitiesForLife
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