Important Days in November 2022: Children’s Day in India, World Vegan Day & More


November is the 11th month of the Julian and Gregorian calendars. Interestingly, the word Novem comes from Latin, which means nine. This is because the Roman calendar started with March which made November the ninth month of the year. 

Important Days in November

In this article, we will cover all the special days in November, both National and International observances and also learn about why these days are important. 

List of Important Days in November 2022

November 1World Vegan DayTo create awareness toward adopting a vegan lifestyle and its associated benefits.
November 1Haryana DayThe state of Haryana was carved out from Punjab on this day in 1966.
November 1All Saints’ DayA Christian religious observance to honour all saints in Christian history whether they are known by name or not. 
November 1Rajyotsava Day/ Karnataka Formation DayKarnataka was established as a state on November 1, 1956.
November 2All Souls’ DayThe day is dedicated to praying for the Christians who have faithfully departed. It is also known as the Day of the Dead. 
November 2Parumala PerunnalThe Parumala Perunnal is a Christian festival observed in Kerala marking the death anniversary of Bishop Mar Gregorios Metropolitan.
November 5World Tsunami Awareness DayThis UN-mandated observance was declared in 2015. The idea is to raise awareness about the destruction caused by Tsunamis and to come up with solutions for risk management and reduction. 
November 7Infant Protection DayTo spread awareness about protecting the health of infants and to ensure they receive proper nutrition for the same. 
November 7World Cancer Awareness DayTo raise awareness about Cancer and its many types. The day provides an opportunity to understand the predicament of Cancer patients. 
November 7C.V. Raman’s BirthdayC.V. Raman was born on this day in 1888. This day is celebrated to honour him and his contribution to Physics. 
November 9 Legal Services DayThe Legal Services Authorities Act was brought into force on this day in 1955. 
November 9Uttarakhand Foundation DayCelebrates the anniversary of the establishment of the state of Uttarakhand in India. The state was formed on November 9, 2000. 
November 9Kartarpur Corridor InaugurationThe Kartarpur Corridor was inaugurated on this day in 2019.
November 10World Science Day for Peace and DevelopmentTo celebrate the role of science in spearheading peace and development for the future. 
November 11National Education DayCelebrates the birth anniversary of India’s first Education Minister, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.#nationaleducationday #education 
November 11World Armistice DayThe day marks the end of World War I in 1918. 
November 12World Pneumonia DayTo create dialogue about Pneumonia and its prevention. 
November 13World Kindness DayThe day highlights the importance of being kind to one another. The World Kindness Movement introduced it in 1998. 
November 14Children’s Day in India/ Jawaharlal Nehru birthdayMarks the birth anniversary of India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. The day is celebrated as Children’s Day in India. 
November 14World Diabetes DayTo raise awareness about the impact of Diabetes on victims and its prevention and treatment.#worlddiabetesday #diabetesawareness
November 15Jharkhand Foundation DayThe state of Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar on November 15 in 2000.
November 16International Day for ToleranceThis day was declared by UNESCO in 1995 to educate people on the dangers of intolerance in society. 
November 17National Epilepsy DayTo educate people about the chronic disorder, how it is caused and how it can be treated.#epilepsyawareness
November 17International Students DayThe day was marked by the International Students Council in London to understand the needs and demands of the international student community. 
November 19International Men’s DayTo celebrate the contributions of men in society in general and our lives in particular. 
November 19World Toilet DayTo raise awareness about the sanitation crisis, particularly in developing countries.
November 20Word Children’s DayThis UN-mandated holiday is celebrated to raise awareness about the all-round development of children in a safe society.#childrensday 
November 21World Television DayThe first World Television Forum was held on this day in 1996. The day celebrates the importance of television as the dominant medium of entertainment today. #WorldTelevisionDay
November25International Day for the Elimination of Violence against WomenTo create dialogue about the safety of women across the globe. The day demands the total erasure of crimes against women. 
November 25ThanksgivingThanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. This year, it fell on November 25.#Thanksgiving #Thanksgiving2022 
November 26Constitution Day of IndiaThe Constitution of India was adopted on this day in 1949. It is also known as Samvidhan Divas. #constitutionday
November29International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian PeopleTo shed light upon the plight of the people of Palestine. The Partition Plan or Resolution 181 (II) was adopted on this day in 1947. 

No-shave November

The month of November is dedicated to cancer awareness through the No-shave November campaign. For this, men do not remove their facial hair for the entire month in order to raise the conversation about the same. 

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