2022 Daily Holidays that fall on November 20, include:
Africa Industrialization Day
Future Teachers of America Day
Globally Organized Hug a Runner Day (G.O.H.A.R.D.)
Name Your PC Day
National Absurdity Day
National Peanut Butter Fudge Day
Stir Up Sunday - November 20, 2022 (5 Weeks Before Christmas)
Transgender Day of Remembrance
Universal Children's Day
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims - November 20, 2022 (Third Sunday in November)
2022 Weekly Holidays that include November 20, are:
Better Conversation Week - November 20-26, 2022 (Always Thanksgiving Week)
Church / State Separation Week - November 20-26, 2022 (Always Thanksgiving Week)
GERD Awareness Week (Gastroesophaseal Reflux Disease) - November 20-26, 2022 (Week of Thanksgiving)
International Restorative Justice Week - November 20-27, 2022 (Third Week of November)
National Bible Week - November 20-27, 2022 (Week of U.S. Thanksgiving - Sunday to Sunday)
National Family Week - November 20-26, 2022 (Thanksgiving Week and also on May 1-7, 2022 - First Full Week of May)
National Farm-City Week - November 17-24, 2022 (Week that always ends on Thanksgiving Day)
National Game & Puzzle Week - November 20-26, 2022 (Sunday-Saturday of Thanksgiving Week)
National Geography Awareness Week - November 20-26, 2022 (Third Full Week in November)
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)
Random Acts of Kindness Week - November 14-20, 2022 (Also on February 13-19, 2022)
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week - November 18-24
2022 Monthly Holidays that include November 20, 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 20 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.
1900 - Chester Gould, American cartoonist and author who created Dick Tracy (d. 1985)
1925 - Robert F. Kennedy, US Navy Officer, lawyer, and politician who became the 64th U.S. Attorney General (d. 1968)
1939 - Dick Smothers, American actor and comedian (Smothers Brothers)
1947 - Joe Walsh, American singer, songwriter, actor and producer (Member of The Eagles)
1956 - Bo Derek, American actress and producer (10)
1316 - John I, King of France and Navarra (b. 1316 - Lived 5 days)
1910 - Leo Tolstoy, Russian author and playwright (b. 1828)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1947 - The Princess Elizabeth marries Lt. Philip Mountbatter at Westminster Abbey in London
1986 - Steve Martin, Comedian and actor marries actress Victoria Tennant
Quote of the Day
November 20 is Univeral Children's Day, also called World Childen's Day
"The best way to make children good is to make them happy." ~ Oscar Wilde
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Healthy Infant Nutrition is important during the first years of your babies life when they are growing at an amazing rate.
Should you use store bought or homemade baby food? What are healthy foods?
1789 - New Jersey is the first U.S. state that ratifies the Bill of Rights
1820 - The Essex, a whaling ship from Nantucket, Massachusetts is sunk when an 80-ton sperm whale attacks and sinks the ship
1945 - The Nuremberg trials start at the Palace of Justice at Nuremberg with trials against 24 Nazi war criminals
1959 - The United Nations adopts the Declaration of the Rights of the Child
1962 - The Cuban Missile Crisis ends when the Soviet Union agrees to remove their missiles from Cuba
1968 - An explosion at the Consolidated Coal Company's No. 9 mine in Farmington, West Virginia kills 78 miners
1969 - Native American activists take control of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco
1974 - The U.S. Department of Justice files its final anti-trust suit again AT&T Corporation
1985 - Microsoft releases their Microsoft Windows 1.0, their first graphical personal computer
1992 - A fire breaks out in Windsor Castle in England causing of 50 million worth of damage
This Day in Music
1805 - Fidelio, Beethoven's only opera premieres in Vienna
1976 - George Harrison and Paul Simon sing Homeward Bound and Here Comes The Sun (video below) together on Saturday Night Live
2001 - M!ssundaztood is the second album released by Pink which includes singles Get The Party Started and Family Portait
2013 - Loretta Lynn receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House
2013 - Living On a Prayer by Bon Jovi hits #25 on the Hot 100
This Day in Sports
1866 - The rotary crank bicyle is invented by French inventor Pierre Lallement
1902 - Henri Desgrange and Geo Lefevre create the Tour de France bicycle race
1962 - Mickey Mantle wins the American League MVP for the 3rd time
1969 - Brazilian soccer player Pele scores his 1,000th goal
1971 - Richard Petty wins the 21st NASCAR Sprint Cup
1977 - Cale Yarborough wins the 27th NASCAR Sprint Cup
1990 - Rickey Henderson of the Oakland A's wins the American League MVP
2022 - The FIFA World Cup begins in Qatar
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. One who spoils; a plunderer, pillager, despoiler. 2. A document, review or comment that discloses the ending or some key surprise, or twist in a story. 3.(automotive) A device to reduce lift and increase downforce. 4.(US, chiefly politics, sports) An individual, unable to win themselves, who spoils the chances of another's victory.
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