2022 Daily Holidays that fall on November 17, include:
Beaujolais Nouveau Day - November 17, 2022 (Third Thursday in November)
Children's Grief Awareness Day - November 17, 2022 (Third Thursday of November - One Week before Thanksgiving)
Educator for a Day - November 17, 2022 (Thursday of American Education Week)
Electronic Greeting Card Day
Great American Smokeout - November 17, 2022 (Third Thursday in November)
Homemade Bread Day
International Guinness World Records Day - November 17, 2022 (Thursday of Second Full Week in November)
International Happy Gose Day
International Students Day
National Baklava Day
National Black Cat Day
National Farm Joke Day
National Rural Health Day - November 17, 2022 (Third Thursday in November)
National Take a Hike Day
National Unfriend Day
Social Enterprise Day - November 17, 2022 (Third Thursday in November)
The Little Mermaid Day
Use Less Stuff Day - November 17, 2022 (Thursday of the week before Thanksgiving)
World Pancreatic Cancer Day - November 17, 2022 (Third Thursday in November)
World Philosophy Day - November 17, 2022 (Third Thursday in November)
World Prematurity Awareness Day
2022 Weekly Holidays that include November 17, are:
American Education Week - November 14-18, 2022
International Fraud Awareness Week - November 13-19, 2022
National Farm-City Week - November 17-24, 2022 (Week that always ends on Thanksgiving Day)
National Global Entrepreneurship Week - November 14-20, 2022
National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week - November 12-20, 2022 (Begins on Second Saturday in November for 9 Days)
National Nurse Practitioner's Week - November 13-19, 2022
National Traffic Incident Response Week - November 14-18, 2022 (Observed for 5 days starting on 2nd Monday in November)
National Young Reader's Week - November 14-18, 2022 (5 days starting on Monday of the 2nd Full Week in November)
Operating Room Nurse Awareness Week - November 13-19, 2022 (Second Full Week in November) - Also Known as Perioperative Nurse Week
Perioperative Nurse Week - November 13-19, 2022 (Second Full Week in November) - Also Known as Operating Room Nurse Awareness Week
Random Acts of Kindness Week - November 14-20, 2022 (Also on February 13-19, 2022)
World Antibiotic Awareness Week - November 12-18, 2022 (Begins Second Saturday to Friday)
World Kindness Week - November 13-19, 2022 (Always has the 13th of November in it)
2022 Monthly Holidays that include November 17, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our November Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of November.
NOTE: A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
World Festivals and Events (Date Order)
Pirates Fest - Cayman Islands National Festival - November 4-27, 2022 (Little Cayman - November 4-6, 2022; Grand Cayman - November 12-20, 2022; Cayman Brac - November 25-27, 2022) This is the Cayman Islands, National Festival and features different events such as street dances, costumes, float parade, heritage days, underwater treasure hunt, games, controlled mayhem with a mock invasion, lots of music and events for kids and teens.
The Astrological Sign for November 17 is Scorpio.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month for November are:
Chrysanthemum - abundance, cheerfulness, compassion, friendship, secret love
The Birthstone(s) for November is Topaz and Citrine.
1755 - Louis XVIII, King of France (d. 1824)
1925 - Rock Hudson, American actor (Ice Station Zebra, McMillan & Wife) (d. 1985)
1943 - Lauren Hutton, American model and actress
1944 - Danny DeVito, American actor, director, and producer (Matilda, Twins, Taxi)
1951 - Dean Paul Martin, American singer, actor, and pilot (d. 1987)
1978 - Rachel McAdams, Canadian actress (The Notebook)
1558 - Mary I of England (b. 1516)
1796 - Catherine the Great of Russia (b. 1729)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1913 - Oliver Hardy, film comedian marries pianist Madelyn Saloshin
1934 - Lyndon B. Johnson, future Vice President and then President of the U.S., marries Claudia (Lady Bird) Taylor
Quote of the Day
Save a Life Adopt a Black Cat! November 16 is National Black Cat Day (Also on October 27)
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
November 17 is World Prematurity Awareness Day!
While there are many potential causes that contribute to premature infants, there are some Healthy Pregnancy Habits that you can follow, and there are some Unhealthy Pregnancy Habits that you can avoid.
The goal of every pregnant woman should be to have a happy, healthy pregnancy, and provide a healthy environment for their developing baby! This is the time in your life when you want to be practicing healthy diet habits and eating for your health.
Take the extra care and thought to plan Lifestyle Solutions that will allow for a healthy full term pregnancy. Your babies’ health should be foremost on your mind!
Find out more information and tips on having a Healthy Pregnancy from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website.
This Day in History
1558 - Queen Mary I of England dies and her half-sister Elizabeth I of England takes over the throne
1603 - English explorer Sir Walter Raleigh goes on trial for treason
1777 - The United States Articles of Confederation are submitted to the States for ratification
1800 - The United States Congress holds its first session in Washington, D.C.
1820 - The Palmer Peninsula is named after Captain Nathaniel Palmer who became the first American to see Antarctica
1858 - The city of Denver, Colorado is founded
1869 - The Suez Canal in Egypt which links the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea is inaugurated
1962 - The Washington Dulles International Airport in the Washington D.C. region is dedicated by President John F. Kennedy
1986 - The flight crew of Japan Airlines Flight 1628 observe a UFO while flying over Alaska
1993 - The U.S. House of Representatives pass a resolution to establish the North American Free Trade Agreement
2003 - Arnold Schwarzenegger begins his term as the Governor of California
2012 - An accident at a railway crossing near Manfalut, Egypt kills at least 50 school children
This Day in Music
1962 - Big Girls Don't Cry by The Four Seasons hits #1 in the U.S.
1997 - The Woman in Me, Shania Twain's second album is certified Diamon with sales of 10 million copies (Video below)
1998 - Americana is the Fourth studio album released by The Offspring with the hit Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)
2003 - Tales of a Librarian is the first compilation album released by Tori Amos
2007 - Long Road Out of Eden is a double album released by The Engles that hit the #1 spot in America
This Day in Sports
1896 - The Western Pennsylvania Hockey League is formed
1940 - The Green Bay Packers of Wisconsin, become the 1st NFL team to travel by plane
1959 - Willie McCovey of the San Francisco Giants wins NL Rookie of the Year
1981 - Bill Cartwright of the NY Knick's ties the record of 19 of 19 free throws in the NBA
1985 - Darrell Waltrip wins the 35th NASCAR Sprint Cup
1991 - Dale Earnhardt wins the 41st NASCAR Sprint Cup
1997 - Mario Lemieux enters the NHL Hall of Fame
2013 - Jimmie Johnson wins the NASCAR Sprint Cup for the sixth time
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. (intransitive) To move about in roving fashion looking for plunder. 2. (transitive) To raid and pillage. 3. To act aggressively.
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