1.) November is the 11th month of the year and has 30 days.
2.) In the Georgian calendar, the calendar that most of the world uses, November is the eleventh month of the year. However, in the early Roman calendar, it was originally the ninth month.
3.) The name ‘November’ comes from the Latin for nine (novem), as it was the ninth month of the Roman calendar.
4.) The birthstone for November is the topaz. Topaz is a symbol of friendship.
5.) The zodiac signs for November are Scorpio (October 23 – November 21) and Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
6.) The birth flower for November is the chrysanthemum.
7.) On November 2, 1889, North Dakota became the 39th state of the United States.
8.) On November 2, 1889, South Dakota became the 40th state of the United States.
9.) November 2 is the only date on which two US presidents were born: Warren Harding (born 1865) and James Polk (1795).
10.) On November 8, 1889, Montana became the 41st state of the United States
11.) On November 18, 1883, standard time began in the United States.
12.) November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month
13.) November is Aviation History Month
14.) Election Day – first Tuesday after the first Monday in November
15.) Thanksgiving Day – fourth Thursday of November
16.) Thanksgiving was first celebrated in the U.S. in 1789.
17.) November 11 – Veteran’s Day
18.) November is the only month used to represent a letter in the phonetic alphabet.
19.) November has been designated National Novel Writing Month and National Blog Posting Month.
20.) November is National Pomegranate Month in the USA.
21.) November in Other Languages- Chinese (Mandarin) – shíyiyuè, Danish – november, French – novembre, Italian – novembre, Latin – November, Spanish – noviembre
22.) Some Christian churches celebrate All Saint’s Day on the first day of November and All Souls Day on the 2nd.
23.) American football is the main sport watched in the United States during this month.
24.) Most, if not all, of the leaves have fallen off the trees by the end of November.
25.) In any given year, November starts on the same day of the week as March and ends on the same day of the week as August.
26.) John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22 1963
27.) Mark Twain, American author, was born November 30, 1835.
28.) Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s Travels, was born November 30, 1667.
29.) British statesman Sir Winston Churchill was born November 30, 1874.
30.) Lincoln’s Gettysburg address was given in November 1863.