November – 11th month of the year
In November, the days get shorter and all the leaves have already fallen. Summer breeze is so far away but it is time to turn our minds to the upcoming holiday season. Our Halloween mode is off and Thanksgiving/Christmas mode is on. We are ready to be thankful and to be together with our loved ones for wonderful purposes. Not on the beaches or gardens but in our warm houses instead.
In November, the weather starts to cool down. Shows the effect of winter. Thanksgiving is near the end of the month, Christmas is at the door. So, it is time for meals, gifts, family and friends! It’s also a great time for shopping because Black Friday is in November.
Blank November 2019 Printable Calendar
A November 2019 calendar template helps you organize your busy times in the best way. Responsibilities, preparations, daily work, celebrations, things to do, places to go … Save them all on your blank November 2019 calendar. Enjoy the beauty of November, overhaul your home, start to hope for the new year. November is a good rehearsal time to turn a whole new page in your life. Do not think that you will be away from sociality in coming winter and the holidays are over, November 2019 calendar with holidays makes you feel motivated. Using the Calendar makes you a much more regular, more targeted-oriented person. Use your calendar to surprise your surroundings, but don’t tell anyone about your secret!
HISTORY OF NOVEMBER
November is the eleventh and penultimate month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars, the fourth and last of four months to have a length of 30 days, and the fifth and last of five months to have a length of less than 31 days. November was the ninth month of the ancient Roman calendar. November retained its name (from the Latin novem meaning “nine”) when January and February were added to the Roman calendar. November is a month of late spring in the Southern Hemisphere and late autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. Therefore, November in the Southern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent of May in the Northern Hemisphere.
November was referred to as Blōtmōnaþ by the Anglo-Saxons. Brumaire and Frimaire were the months on which November fell in the French Republican Calendar.
November meteor showers include the Andromedids; which occurs from September 25 to December 6 and generally peak around November 9–14, the Leonids; which occur from November 15–20, the Alpha Monocerotids; which occur from November 15–25 with the peak on November 21–22, the Northern Taurids; which occur from October 20 to December 10, and the Southern Taurids which occur from September 10 – November 20, and the Phoenicids; which occur from November 29 to December 9 with the peak occurring on December 5–6. The Orionids, which occur in late October, sometimes last into November.
November is the 11th month of the year, the new year is almost over! What about the decisions you made at the beginning of the year? With a PDF, JPEG printable calendar you have the opportunity to review everything. Also, don’t worry if you have not achieved your goals. A new calendar, a new month, means a new page in life. Get a printable calendar and organize your days as you like from today.
10 FACTS ABOUT NOVEMBER
- November was called “Blood Month” by the ancient Saxons because that was the month, they sacrificed animals to their gods.
- November is National Pomegranate Month in the USA.
- The third Thursday of November is the Great American Smoke out. Smokers are encouraged by the American Cancer Society to stop smoking on this day.
- Some Christian churches celebrate All Saint’s Day on the first day of November and All Souls Day on the 2nd.
- American football is the main sport watched in the United States during this month.
- Native Americans used to call a November full moon a Frost Moon or Beaver Moon.
- The birthstone for November is the topaz or citrine, the flower is the chrysanthemum.
- November is the only month used to represent a letter in the phonetic alphabet.
- In the Catholic Church, November is the month of Holy Souls in Purgatory. In Finland, November is called Marraskuu, the Month of the Dead.
- Most, if not all, of the leaves have fallen off the trees by the end of November.
NOVEMBER HOLIDAYS IN THE UNITED STATES
Veterans’ Day (November 11th, Monday)
Veterans’ Day is a US national holiday observed annually on November 11 for honoring veterans of the armed forces and those killed in the country’s wars. It is originated in 1919 on the first anniversary of the 1918 armistice that ended World War I and was known as Armistice Day. It was remembered in 1921 with the burial of an unknown soldier from World War I at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.
Veterans’ Day became an official national holiday in the United States in 1938 as Armistice Day. The name was changed in 1954 to Veterans’ Day aiming to honor those who had served in all U.S. wars. In Veterans Day, commemoration ceremonies are organized each year at the Tomb of the Unknowns, and floral tributes are placed on the graves of service men and women and at memorials of the country. Today, naturalization ceremonies have become an important part of the day’s activities.
All around the country, many schools and organizations attend in Veterans’ Day ceremonies. These often include flying of the American flag, speeches, a singing of the National Anthem and a Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Municipal Parades are another tradition that is observed by just about American city is a holiday parade that often includes bands, the marching of servicemen, speeches and remembrances.
Veterans’ Day is a great way to commemorate and thank the sacrifice their service men and women have made to keeping the United States free.
In order to attend the meaningful observations of Veterans Day you may put a mark on this day on your November 2019 calendar printable.
Thanksgiving (the fourth Thursday of November)
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and occurs on the fourth Thursday of November each year. Thanksgiving 2019 occurs on Thursday, November 28.
In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians participated an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November.
Most families celebrate the Thanksgiving with a large meal and sometimes a religious service. Many countries observe a variation of this celebration or have a different holiday along the same themes. It is very common to observe the harvest season with celebratory meals and festivals of thanks within many religions and communities, similar with the ancient pagan festivals. There are many connections accepted between Protestant religions and the harvest festival of Thanksgiving. The most widely occurred ritual is the Thanksgiving meal. This usually includes turkey, mashed potatoes, dressing, cranberry sauce, corn, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin pies, but many feasts differ between families and cultures. Many see it as a celebration of the harvest, especially farmers, and a commemoration of the pilgrims’ successful harvest with the help of Native Americans.
If you want to get ready earlier for Thanksgiving celebrations, mark this day on your November 2019 calendar printable!
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FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS IN NOVEMBER
November 21, 1694 – Voltaire who was a 17th century writer known for advocating separation of religious and administrative institutions through his works was born in Paris, France.
November 7, 1867 – Marie Curie who was a Physicist and Chemist, worked on radioactivity and the winner of two Nobel Prize was born in Warsaw, Poland.
November 11, 1821 – Fyodor Dostoevsky who was a Russian philosopher and novelist best known for the work ‘Crime and Punishment’ was born in Moscow, Russia.
November 7, 1913 – Albert Camus who was a French philosopher, author & journalist, contributed greatly to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism was born in Mondavi, French Algeria.
November 17, 1942 – Martin Scorsese who is an acclaimed American director and writer was born in Queens, New York City, New York.
November 27, 1942 – James Marshall Hendrix (Jimi Hendrix) who was an American guitarist, singer-songwriter, considered as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of music was born in Seattle, Washington.
NOVEMBER IN HISTORY
Here we are listed some of the major events in history occurred in November. You may take a look at them before filling your own blank November 2019 calendar with events that are major to you.
November 9, 1960 – Senator John F Kennedy wins the election for the 35th president of the United States.
November 26, 1941 – Thanksgiving Day is established.
November 30, 1979 – Pink Floyd releases “The Wall” which is one of the most imaginative albums in the history of rock music.
November 9, 1921 – Albert Einstein receives the Nobel Prize in Physics.
November 22, 1977 – Concord Begins Flights To US.