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.
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 1||World Vegan Day||To create awareness toward adopting a vegan lifestyle and its associated benefits.|
|November 1||Haryana Day||The state of Haryana was carved out from Punjab on this day in 1966.|
|November 1||All Saints’ Day||A Christian religious observance to honour all saints in Christian history whether they are known by name or not.|
|November 1||Rajyotsava Day/ Karnataka Formation Day||Karnataka was established as a state on November 1, 1956.|
|November 2||All Souls’ Day||The day is dedicated to praying for the Christians who have faithfully departed. It is also known as the Day of the Dead.|
|November 2||Parumala Perunnal||The Parumala Perunnal is a Christian festival observed in Kerala marking the death anniversary of Bishop Mar Gregorios Metropolitan.|
|November 5||World Tsunami Awareness Day||This 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 7||Infant Protection Day||To spread awareness about protecting the health of infants and to ensure they receive proper nutrition for the same.|
|November 7||World Cancer Awareness Day||To raise awareness about Cancer and its many types. The day provides an opportunity to understand the predicament of Cancer patients.|
|November 7||C.V. Raman’s Birthday||C.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 Day||The Legal Services Authorities Act was brought into force on this day in 1955.|
|November 9||Uttarakhand Foundation Day||Celebrates the anniversary of the establishment of the state of Uttarakhand in India. The state was formed on November 9, 2000.|
|November 9||Kartarpur Corridor Inauguration||The Kartarpur Corridor was inaugurated on this day in 2019.|
|November 10||World Science Day for Peace and Development||To celebrate the role of science in spearheading peace and development for the future.|
|November 11||National Education Day||Celebrates the birth anniversary of India’s first Education Minister, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.#nationaleducationday #education|
|November 11||World Armistice Day||The day marks the end of World War I in 1918.|
|November 12||World Pneumonia Day||To create dialogue about Pneumonia and its prevention.|
|November 13||World Kindness Day||The day highlights the importance of being kind to one another. The World Kindness Movement introduced it in 1998.|
|November 14||Children’s Day in India/ Jawaharlal Nehru birthday||Marks the birth anniversary of India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. The day is celebrated as Children’s Day in India.|
|November 14||World Diabetes Day||To raise awareness about the impact of Diabetes on victims and its prevention and treatment.#worlddiabetesday #diabetesawareness|
|November 15||Jharkhand Foundation Day||The state of Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar on November 15 in 2000.|
|November 16||International Day for Tolerance||This day was declared by UNESCO in 1995 to educate people on the dangers of intolerance in society.|
|November 17||National Epilepsy Day||To educate people about the chronic disorder, how it is caused and how it can be treated.#epilepsyawareness|
|November 17||International Students Day||The day was marked by the International Students Council in London to understand the needs and demands of the international student community.|
|November 19||International Men’s Day||To celebrate the contributions of men in society in general and our lives in particular.|
|November 19||World Toilet Day||To raise awareness about the sanitation crisis, particularly in developing countries.|
|November 20||Word Children’s Day||This UN-mandated holiday is celebrated to raise awareness about the all-round development of children in a safe society.#childrensday|
|November 21||World Television Day||The 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|
|November25||International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women||To create dialogue about the safety of women across the globe. The day demands the total erasure of crimes against women.|
|November 25||Thanksgiving||Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. This year, it fell on November 25.#Thanksgiving #Thanksgiving2022|
|November 26||Constitution Day of India||The Constitution of India was adopted on this day in 1949. It is also known as Samvidhan Divas. #constitutionday|
|November29||International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People||To shed light upon the plight of the people of Palestine. The Partition Plan or Resolution 181 (II) was adopted on this day in 1947.|
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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