November is the eleventh and penultimate month in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and has 30 days. The Latin word for November is novem, meaning nine. November is the month of spring in the Southern Hemisphere and late autumn in the Northern Hemisphere.
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There are some events and festivals in November. Today, we will see the list of important days in November.
List of Important Days in November 2024
Here is the list of important days in November.
|World Vegan Day
|International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
|World Tsunami Awareness Day
|International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
|National Cancer Awareness Day
|International Day Of Radiology
|National Legal Services Day
|Uttarakhand Foundation Day
|World Science Day for Peace and Development
|National education day
|World Pneumonia Day
|Public Service Broadcasting Day
|World Kindness Day
|World Diabetes Day
|Children’s Day – Bal Divas
|Jharkhand Foundation Day
|International Day for Tolerance
|National Press Day
|International Students Day
|National Epilepsy Day
|World Toilet Day
|International Men’s Day
|Women’s Entrepreneurship Day
|National Integration Day
|World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse
|Universal Children’s Day
|World television day
|World Fisheries Day
|World Philosophy Day
|International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
|National Constitution Day
|National Milk Day
|Formation day of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)
|NCC (National Cadet Corps) day
|International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
|Indian Organ Donation Day
Details of Important Days in November 2024
You can find detailed information on some of the important days in November 2024 below.
November-1st World Vegan Day
World Vegan Day– World Vegan Day is celebrated across the globe by vegans. In some countries, the month of November is a vegan month. Veganism is the habit of abstaining from using animal products and attempting to limit the exploitation of animals.
November-5th World Tsunami Awareness Day
We all have witnessed the casualties caused by Tsunamis, and to highlight the dangers and importance of early arming signs, we celebrate the 5th World Tsunami Day. An early warning sign will help minimize the casualties and damages caused by tsunamis. Many organizations provide traditional Knowledge about Tsunamis to make people aware of such situations.
November-7th National Cancer Awareness Day,
Cancer is one of the causes of people’s demise across the globe. Many people believe that only tobacco is the reason for cancer. But our sedentary lifestyle, food (junk food, oil, and sodas), not exercising, and changing climate contribute to cancer. National Awareness Day raises awareness about cancer, its prevention, and the importance of early detection.
November-10th-World Immunity Day
10th November is observed as World Immunity Day to create awareness about the importance of vaccinations and protecting oneself from preventable diseases.
The importance of immunity got a boost during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet people take immunology for granted, and the international immunology community’s impact in fighting diseases and improving global health is sometimes not understood.
November-11th National Education Day
11th November marks the National Educational Day in India to honor the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India, who served from 15 August 1947 to 2 February 1958. In 1992, he was awarded Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honor.
Fascinating Facts about November.
- The name of November has remained unchanged since the ancient Roman calendar. The first Roman calendar has only ten months, with November being the ninth. After the introduction of January and February, November jumped to eleventh position.
- The Anglo-Saxons had a different name for November. It is the time of the year (in the Northern Hemisphere) when cold winds start to chill you to the bone, and that’s why they called it Wind Monathor Wind Month. They also called November Blod Monath or Blood Month.
- The birthstones of November are topaz and citrine. Topaz is a symbol of strength and honor.
- The official flower for November is the chrysanthemum. It represents honesty, joy, and optimism.
- Finland has a different word for November, Marraskuu, meaning the month of the dead. It may sound weird, but it’s the time of the year when all the trees and plants lose their leaves and die.
- Everyone has different beliefs about November. The people of Mexico celebrate Dia de los Muertos, The Day of the Dead on 1st November. They believe that the souls of the deceased loved ones return on this day. It is a celebration with drinks, food, music, and dance.
- There are two zodiac signs for November – Scorpio and Sagittarius. If you are born between the 1st and 22nd of November, you are Scorpio. These people are intense and imaginative. If you are born between the 23rd and 30th November, you are Sagittarius. These people are energetic.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1- Can you list some of the important dates in November 2024?
A1- Here is the list of some of the important days in November 2024-
- November-1st World Vegan Day
- November 2nd International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
- November-5th World Tsunami Awareness Day
- November 6th International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
- November 7th National Cancer Awareness Day
- November-8th International Day Of Radiology
- November-9th National Legal Services Day
- November-10th World Science Day for Peace and Development
- November-11th National Education Day
- November-12th World Pneumonia Day
Q2- What is the birthstone of November?
A2- The birthstone of November is Topaz.
Q3- Why do we celebrate International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict?
A3-Internatinal Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is celebrated on 6th November every year to realize that the environment is another victim of war. Crops get torched, water gets polluted, and the soil is poisoned to gain short-term military advantages, with devastating consequences that can last decades.