2023 Daily Holidays that fall on November 22, include:
Blackout Wednesday - November 22, 2023 (Day before Thanksgiving)
Go For a Ride Day
Humane Society Anniversary Day
National Cranberry Relish Day
National Jukebox Day - November 22, 2023 (Day Before Thanksgiving)
National Stop the Violence Day
Spitegiving - November 22, 2023 (Day before Thanksgiving)
Start Your Own Country Day
Tie One on Day - November 22, 2023 (Day Before Thanksgiving)
What Do You Love About America Day - November 22, 2023 (Six Days after Third Thursday in November)
2023 Weekly Holidays that include November 22, are:
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week - November 18-24
2023 Monthly Holidays that include November 22, 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 3-26, 2023 (Little Cayman - November 3-5, 2023; Grand Cayman - November 9-19, 2023; Cayman Brac - November 24-26, 2023) 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 22 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.
1515 - Mary of Guise, Queen of Scots (d. 1560)
1744 - Abigail Adams, Wife of John Adams and 2nd First Lady of the U.S. (d. 1818)
1868 - John Nance Garner, American lawyer and politician who became the 32nd Vice President of the U.S. (d. 1967)
1932 - Robert Vaugh, American actor and director (The Man from U.N.C.L.E.) (d. 2016)
1943 - Billie Jean King, American tennis player and sportscaster
1718 - Blackbeard - English pirate (b. 1680)
1875 - Henry Wilson - American colonel and politician who became the 18th Vice President of the U.S. (b. 1812)
1963 - John F. Kennedy - American lieutenant and politician who became the 35th President of the U.S. (b. 1917)
1963 - C.S. Lewis - British writer (The Chronicles of Narnia (b. 1898)
1980 - Mae West - American actress (b. 1893)
2001 - Mary Kay Ash - American businesswoman who founded Mary Kay, Inc. (b. 1915)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1965 - Singer Bob Dylan marries American model and actress Sara Lowndes
1998 - English Actress Kate Winslet (Titanic) marries assistant film director Jim Threapleton
2003 - Country singer Wynonna Judd (The Judd's) marries D.R. Roach
Quote of the Day
November 22nd is Humane Society Anniversary Day Here is their Mission Statement:
We fight the big fights to end suffering for all animals.
Together with millions of supporters, the Humane Society of the United States takes on puppy mills, factory farms, the fur trade, trophy hunting, animal cosmetics testing and other cruel industries. Through our rescue, response and sanctuary work, as well as other hands-on animal care services, we help thousands of animals every year. We fight all forms of animal cruelty to achieve the vision behind our name: a humane society.
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The traditional Thanksgiving Food includes: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, ham, cranberries, rolls, green beans or corn, and topped off with pumpkin pie! It's a high-fat, carbohydrate feast that would put us off, any other day of the year, but is a must for Thanksgiving! Or is it?
Check out our Thanksgiving Food simple tips that can make your Thanksgiving feast a simpler, stress-free, healthier meal.
This Day in History
1718 - Royal Navy Lt. Robert Maynard attacks and boards the ships of the British pirate Edward Teach aka Blackbeard off the coast of North Carolina
1943 - During World War II, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Chinese Premier Chiang Kai-shek meet in Cairo, Egypt to talk about ways to defeat Japan
1943 - Lebanon gains their independence from France
1963 - U.S. President John F. Kennedy is assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald, and the U.S. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as the 36th President of the United States
1974 - The U.N. General Assembly grant the Palestine Liberation Organization observer status
1975 - Following the death of Francisco Franco, Juan Carlos is declared King of Spain
1977 - British Airways begins Concorde service from London to New York City
1988 - The first prototype B-2 Spirit stealth bomber is revealed in Palmdale, CA
1990 - British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher withdraws from the Conservative Party leadership election
1995 - Toy Story is released by Pixar Animation Studios as the first feature length film created completely from using computer generated imagery
2002 - More than 100 people are killed at an attack aimed at the contestants of the Miss World contest in Nigeria
2005 - Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany
This Day in Music
1968 - The White Album, a double album, is released by The Beatles
1975 - That's The Way (I Like It) by KC & the Sunshine Bank hits #1 in the U.S.
2005 - Hypnotize is released by System Of A Down which hits #1 in the U.S.
2011 - Taylor Swift brings out James Taylor to perform Fire and Rain (video below) and Fifteen with her
2020 - Taylor Swift wins Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards for the third year in a row
This Day in Sports
1956 - The XVI Summer Olympics open in Melbourne, Australia
1957 - Mickey Mantle wins the AL MVP for the second time
1961 - Bob Pettit of the St. Louis Hawk's sets an NBA record after hitting 19 of 19 free throws
1986 - Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oiler's becomes the 13th NHLer to score 500 goals
1987 - Dale Earnhardt wins the 37th NASCAR Sprint Cup
1992 - Sandra Volker swims a world record 50m backstroke in 28.57 seconds
2003 - England beats Australia in the 2003 Rugby World Cup Final
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. (zoology) Of or pertaining to the genus Meleagris, including turkeys.
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