November 3

November 3 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2023 Daily Holidays that fall on November 3, include:

  • Cliche Day 
  • Fountain Pen Day - November 3, 2023 (First Friday in November)
  • Give Someone a Dollar Today Day 
  • Jellyfish Day 
  • Love Your Lawyer Day - November 3, 2023 (First Friday in November)
  • National Housewife Day 
  • National Jersey Friday - November 3, 2023 (First Friday in November)
  • National Medical Science Liaison Awareness & Appreciation Day - November 3, 2023 (First Friday in November)
  • National Sandwich Day 
  • Public Television Day 
  • SOS Day 

2023 Weekly Holidays that include November 3, are:

  • Medical-Surgical Nurses Week - November 1-7
  • National Fig Week - November 1-7
  • Urology Nurses and Associates Week - November 1-7
  • World Communication Week - November 1-7
  • World Origami Days - October 24 - November 11

2023 Monthly Holidays that include November 3, 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)

  • Cricket World Cup - October 5 - November 19, 2023
  • 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. 

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for November 3 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.

Famous Birthdays

  • 1793 – Stephen F. Austin, American businessman who colonized Texas (d. 1836)
  • 1921 – Charles Bronson, American actor (Dirty Dozen, Magnificent Seven) (d. 2003)
  • 1933 – Michael Dukakis, American politician, 65th Governor of Massachusetts and 1988 Presidential Candidate
  • 1952 – Roseanne Barr, American comedian and actress
  • 1953 – Kate Capshaw, American actress
  • 1953 – Dennis Miller, American comedian and actor
  • 1954 – Adam Ant, English singer and songwriter of Adam and the Ants
  • 1957 – Dolph Lundgren, Swedish actor (Rocky IV, The Expendables 2)
  • 1987 - Elizabeth Smart, American abductee and activist

Famous Deaths

  • 1926 – Annie Oakley, American sharp shooter (b. 1860)
  • 1990 – Mary Martin, American actress (Peter Pan) (b. 1913)
  • 1998 – Bob Kane, American writer and illustrator - co-creator of DC Comics Batman (b. 1915)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 2012 - Carly Patterson, Olympic gymnast, weds Mark Caldwell in Dallas Texas. She is the 2004 Olympic All-Around Champion, and is also a member of the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

Quote of the Day

More and more in today's world, I see people being unkind, or downright mean to other people, especially when it comes to religion or politics.  Don't be that person! We all have different personalities, likes, dislikes, experiences, beliefs and opinions. Not everyone is like us, or thinks like us!

Kindness is something that all of us can choose! Get up each morning and tell yourself that you will "be kind" to those around you! Even a smile and a hello will do!

Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day

Sweets, treats, or desserts differ for each of us. For many of us its salty foods, for others its sugary foods, and for some it is both. Deprivation makes us want treats more. Is there a way to incorporate treats into our lives without going hog wild?

Find out more about Sweets, treats and desserts, from Kerry at Healthy Diet Habits!

Sweets, Treats, or Dessert!

This Day in History

  • 1493 - The Caribbean island of Dominica is found by Christopher Columbus
  • 1783 - The American Continental Army is disbanded
  • 1789 - New York City opens the first District Court established by the U.S. Constitution
  • 1817 - Canada's oldest chartered bank, the Bank of Montreal opens
  • 1903 - Panama separates from Columbia
  • 1908 - William Howard Taft is elected the 27th President of the United States
  • 1936 - Franklin D. Roosevelt is re-elected President of the United States
  • 1943 - Five hundred aircraft of the U.S. 9th Air Force bomb Wilhelmshaven harbor in Germany during World War II
  • 1957 - The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 2 with a dog named Laika who is the first animal to enter orbit
  • 1964 - Lyndon B. Johnson is elected to a full term as President of the United States
  • 1973 - NASA launches the Mariner 10 towards Mercury
  • 1978 - Dominica gains its independence from the UK
  • 1982 - 2,000 people are killed during the Salang Tunnel fire in Afghanistan
  • 1986 - The Federated States of Micronesia gain independence from the United States of America
  • 2014 - One World Trade Center officially opens as the replacement for the World Trade Center Twin Towers in New York City that were destroyed during the 9-11 attacks

This Day in Music

  • 1965 - Michelle is recorded by The Beatles
  • 1976 - The self-titled album Firefall is certified Gold
  • 1979 - The Long Run LP by The Eagles hits #1 on the charts
  • 1980 - Hawks & Doves is the 10th album released by Neil Young
  • 1984 - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean hits #1 in America
  • 1990 - Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice hits #1 in America
  • 1998 - Baby One More Time is the first single released by Britney Spears
  • 2015 - Foo Fighters perform in Cesena, Italy after 1000 singers and musicians perform Learn to Fly in an effort to get them to perform there (video below)

This Day in Sports

  • 1962 - San Francisco Warriors, Wilt Chamberlain scores 72 points against the Los Angeles Lakers
  • 1964 - Philadelphia votes approve $25 million to build the Veterans Stadium
  • 1987 - Marck McGwire, the first baseman for the Oakland A's wins the American League Rookie of the Year with 49 home runs and 118 RBI's
  • 2007 - Navy beats Notre Dame in triple overtime with a final score of 46-44

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Canine (adjective)

1. Of, or pertaining to, dogs.
2. Dog-like.

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