Important Dates: November 2016


1st World Vegan Day  Link

2nd National Stress Awareness Day Link

5th Guy Fawkes Night  Link

8th World Radiography Day  Link

8th USA Presidential Election Day

13th Remembrance  Sunday  Link

11thArmistice Day   Link

13thWorld Kindness Day  Link

14th World Diabetes Day  Link

14th Prince Charles’ Birthday

16th International Day for Tolerance  Link

16th World COPD day Link

18thChildren in Need  Link 

19th International Men’s Day Link

20th Universal Children’s Day Link

20th World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims  Link

21st World Hello Day Link

21st World Television Day Link

24th Thanksgiving USA  Link

25th Carers Rights Day  Link

27th National Buy Nothing Day  Link



31st Oct-4th National School Meals Week Link

14th-18th National Anti-Bullying Week Link

14th-20th  National Alcohol Awareness Week Link

14th-20th  Global Entrepreneurship Week Link

18th-25th National Maintenance Week  Link

20th -26th Learn to Finger Spell   Link

21st-27th National Road Safety Week Link

26th-4th Dec National Tree Week Link



Lung Cancer Awareness Link

Mouth Cancer Action Month  Link

National Blog Posting Month  Link

National Novel Writing Month Link

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Link

World Vegan Month Link


November Religious Days

1st All Saints’ Day(Christian)

1st Samhain (Wicca/Pagan)

2nd Birth of Baha’u'llah (Baha’i)

2nd All Souls Day (Catholic Christian)

13th Remembrance Sunday (Multifaith)

14th Birthday of Guru Nanak (Sikh)

20th Christ the King (Christian)

24th Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur (Nanakshahi calendar) (Sikh)

24th Thanksgiving (Interfaith USA)

25th Day of the Covenant (Baha’i)

27th Ascension of Abdu’l-Baha (Baha’i)

27th Advent begins (Christian)

30th St Andrew’s Day (Christian)


November National Days

1st Algeria

3rd Dominica

3rd Panama

9th Cambodia

11th Poland – Independence Day

18th Latvia

18th Oman

19th Monaco

22nd Lebanon

25th Suriname

28th Albania

30th Barbados


November This Day in History

1st Channel 4 begins with Countdown (1982)

1st Official opening of first full length motorway – M1  (1959)

2nd Samaritans founded (1953)

3rd First animal in space – Laika the dog (1957)

4th Howard Carter & Lord Carnarvon discover the tomb of Tutankhamun (1922)

5th Uprising in Hungary (1956)

5th Guy Fawkes & co-conspirators discovered planting 30 barrels of gunpowder in

Houses of Parliament (1605)

6th UN condemns apartheid (1962)

6th Abraham Lincoln elected 16th President of USA (1860)

7th Mary Robinson elected first woman president of Irish Republic (1990)

8th Wilhelm Rontgen discovers X-rays (1895)

9th Berlin Wall opened up (1989)

11th World War 1 ends at 11th hour (1918)

11th First Poppy Day (1921)

13th Discovery of planet Pluto (1930)

14th Prince Charles born (1948)

15th Francis Drake begins Around the World voyage (1577)

18th Terry Waite released in Beirut (1991)

19th Mayflower arrives at Cape Cod (1620)

22nd John F Kennedy assassinated (1963)

23rd First ever episode of Dr Who (1963)

25th Alfred Nobel patents dynamite (1867)

26th First trams in New York (1832)

28th Nancy Astor becomes Britain’s first woman MP (1919)

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Mike Hutchins is the founder of Good Morning Children, an on-line company that provides engaging and mentally stimulating resources for primary school children of all ages. Mike started Good Morning Children in 2006 with the aim of the company being to help children develop key thinking and reasoning skills. His qualifications include B.Sc (Engineering) and a PGCE in primary education.

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