2023 Monthly Holidays that include November 28, 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.
The Astrological Sign for November 28 is Sagittarius.
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.
1866 - Henry Bacon, American architect who designed the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. (d. 1924)
1929 - Berry Gordy, Jr. American songwriter and producer who founded Motown Records
1950 - Ed Harris, American actor and producer (Apollo 13)
1930 - Constantine VI of Constantinople (b. 1859)
2012 - Zig Ziglar, World War II soldier, Author and motivational speaker (b. 1926)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1582 - William Shakespeare, playwright and poet marries Ann Hathaway
1998 - Chuck Norris, Actor and Martial Arts expert marries former model Geno O'Kelley
2018 - Quentin Tarantino, actor, filmmaker, and author marries singer and model Danielle Pick
Quote of the Day
“If you can dream it, you can achieve it." ~ Zig Ziglar
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Info. to Come!
This Day in History
1520 - Ferdinand Magellan leads an expedition through the Stait of Magellan
1785 - The United States signs the first Treaty of Hopewello that acknowledges Cherokee lands in East Tennessee
1814 - The Times of London becomes the first newspaper produced on a steam-powered printing press
1821 - Panama separates from Spain and joins Gran Columbia
1843 - The Kingdom of Hawaii is recognized by the United Kingdom and France as an independent nation
1861 - Missouri is declared to be the 12th State of the Confederacy
1908 - A mine explosion in Marianna, Pennsylvania leaves only 1 survivor, while 154 men are killed
1912 - Albania declares its independence from the Ottoman Empire
1914 - The New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading after being closed for a year during World War I
1919 - Lady Astor is the first woman elected as a Member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom
1942 - A fire in the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston, Massachusetts kills 492 people
1943 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin meet in Tehran, Iran to discuss World War II strategy
1960 - Mauritania becomes independent of France
1975 - East Timor declares it's independence from Portugal
1979 - Air New Zealand Flight 901, crashes into Mount Erebus in Antartica killing all 257 people on board
1980 - Most of the Iraqi Navy is destroyed by the Iranian Navy in the Persian Gulf
1987 - South African Airways Flight 295 crashes into the Indian Ocean, killing all 159 people on board
2014 - At least 120 people are killed in Kano, Nigeria as gunmen set off three bombs at a central mosque
This Day in Music
1960 - Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley hits #1 in the US for the first of six weeks
1964 - You Really Got Me by The Kinks hits #7 in the U.S.
1987 - I've Had The Time of My Life from the Dirty Dancing movie hits #1 in the U.S (video below)
1992 - I Will Always Love You, Whitney Houston's cover of a Dolly Parton song hits #1 in the U.S.
2008 - Circus is the sixth album released by Britney Spears which hits #1 in the U.S.
2020 - Power Up by AC/DC hits #1 in the U.S.
This Day in Sports
1895 - America's 1st auto race was organized by the Chicago Times-Herald with the course from Chicago to Evanston and back, a course of 55 miles featuring 6 cars with the winner Frank Duryea averaging 7 mpg and taking 10 hours to finish
1925 - The Grand Ole Opry begins broadcasting in Nashville, Tennessee
1929 - Chicago fullback Ernie Nevers sets the NFL record for the most points scored in a single game with all 40 points in the game his
1975 - Ice hockey star Bobby Orr plays his last game for the Boston Bruins
1981 - Bear Bryant wins his 315th game and becomes the college football coach with the most wins
1989 - Rickey Henderson signs a record 3M per year contract with the Oakland A's
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. (humorous) The fraction of time between making a mistake and realizing it.
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