Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In November

Imagine the strange and jazzy layouts you can make celebrating some of these wild, wacky and unusual holidays. These have been collected and compiled from various sources over the years of my teaching and we celebrated many of them in the classroom. Celebrate them with your children and family and create fun and wacky layouts!

The Month of November

Aviation History Month

International Drum Month

National Peanut Butter Lovers Month (a month for me!)

November 5th-9th is Dear Santa Letter Week

November 14th-20th is American Education Week

November 15th-21st is National Children’s Book Week

November 21st-27th is National Game and Puzzle Week

November 21st-28th is National Bible Week

November 23rd-29th is National Geography Awareness Week

November 23rd-29th is National Leftover Awareness Week

1 New York City Marathon

2 Daniel Boone’s Birthday

2 Election Day

2 National Deviled Egg Day

3 Housewife’s Day

3 Frozen peas were first marketed

3 Sandwich Day, in honor of gambler John Montagu, Fourth Earl of Sandwich, who ate sandwiches to save time.

5 National Doughnut Day

5 National Gunpowder Day

6 Saxophone Day

6 James Naismith’s Birthday, inventor of the basketball

7 Symbol for the Republican Party (the elephant) first appeared (1874)

8 Edmund Halley, astronomer/mathematician, who discovered Halley’s Comet (born in 1656)

8 Dunce Day

9 Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Day (unveiled in 1984)

9 Lost Sock Memorial Day (are you serious?)

9 Astronomy Day

9 National Young Readers Day

10 Sesame Street had it first episode in 1969

10 U.S. Marine Corps Day (founded in 1775)

10 Forget-Me-Not Day

11 Veterans Day

11 Air Day

11″God Bless America”, written by Irving Berlin, first performed in 1938 by Kate Smith

12 William “Fudge” Heffelfinder became first professional football player (1892)

12 Elizabeth Cady Stanton, champion of women’s rights (born in 1815)

12 National Pizza With the Works Day

13 National Indian Pudding Day

14 Operation Room Nurse Day

14 Nelly Bly ( a fake name used by newspaper reporter Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman) started around the world

14 National American Teddy Bear Day

14 Georgia O’Keefe’s Birthday (artist)

15 National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

15 Remembrance Day

16 Button Day

16 Animal Day

16 Love a Tree Day

17 Opening of the Suez Canal (1869)

17 Take a Hike Day

17 Homemade Bread Day

17 National Farm Joke Day

18 Birth of Mickey Mouse (1928)

18 In 1993, South Africa adopted a new constitution; basic rights given to black people.

18 Birthday of the Teddy Bear (1902)

19 Have A Bad Day Day

19 Indira Ghandi Day

20 Astronomer, Edwin Hubble, was born in 1889 (Hubble Space Telescope is named for him)

21 National Stop the Violence Day

21 World Hello Day

21 President John F. Kennedy assassinated (1963)

22 Start of the National Hockey League (1917)

23 National Cashew Day

24 What do you Love about America Day?

24 Scott Joplin’s Birthday (pianist and composer)

25 Andrew Carnegie’s Birthday (businessman) (born in 1835)

25 National Parfait Day

26 Buy Nothing Day

27 Black Friday, heavy shopping day, making a profit

27 Pins and Needles Day

27 Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer and inventor (born in 1701)invented the thermometer and Celsius scale

29 Square Dance Day

30 Birth Anniversary of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain)(1835-1910)

30 Stay at Home Because You’re Well Day

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Calendar of Strange Holidays and Other Events for Scrapbooking In May

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