November 15

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2024 Daily Holidays that fall on November 15, include:

  • America Recycles Day 
  • American Enterprise Day 
  • Day of the Imprisoned Writer 
  • George Spelvin Day 
  • I Love to Write Day 
  • International Stand Up to Bullying Day - November 15, 2024 and February 23, 2024 (Last Friday in February and Third Friday in November)
  • National Bundt Day 
  • National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day 
  • National Philanthropy Day
  • National Raisin Bran Cereal Day 
  • National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day 
  • Pack Your Mom's Lunch Day 
  • Rock Your Mocs Day 
  • Steve Irwin Day 

2024 Weekly Holidays that include November 15, are:

  • Geography Awareness Week - November 13-17, 2024 
  • International Week of Science and Peace - November 10-16, 2024 (The week in which November 11 falls)
  • National Donor Sabbath - November 15-17, 2024 (Friday-Sunday, two weeks before Thanksgiving)
  • National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week - November 9-17, 2024 (Begins on Second Saturday in November for 9 Days)
  • National Nurse Practitioner's Week - November 10-16, 2024
  • National Traffic Incident Response Week - November 11-15, 2024 (Observed for 5 days starting on 2nd Monday in November)
  • National Young Reader's Week - November 11-15, 2024 (5 days starting on Monday of the 2nd Full Week in November)
  • Operating Room Nurse Awareness Week - November 10-16, 2024 (Second Full Week in November) - Also Known as Perioperative Nurse Week
  • Orangutan Caring Week - November 10-16, 2024
  • Perioperative Nurse Week - November 10-16, 2024 (Second Full Week in November) - Also Known as Operating Room Nurse Awareness Week
  • World Antibiotic Awareness Week - November 9-15, 2024 (Begins Second Saturday to Friday)
  • World Kindness Week - November 10-16, 2024 (Always has the 13th of November in it)

2024 Monthly Holidays that include November 15, 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 1-24, 2024 (Little Cayman - November 1-3, 2024; Grand Cayman - November 8-17, 2024; Cayman Brac - November 22-24, 2024) 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 15 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

  • 1932 - Petula Clark - English singer, songwriter, and actress (Known for her hit "Downtown"
  • 1974 - Chad Kroeger - Canadian singer, songwriter, and producer (Lead singer for Nickelback)
  • 1985 - Lily Aldridge, American model

Famous Deaths

  • 1527 - Catherine of York - English princess (b. 1479)
  • 1853 - Maria II - Portuguese queen and regent (b. 1819)
  • 1958 - Tyrone Power - American actor, singer, and producer (The Mark of Zorro) (b. 1914)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 2005 - Princess Sayako, the daughter of Emperor Akihito of Japan, gives up her imperial title to marry Yoshiki Kuroda 

Quote of the Day

Always be a Little Kinder Than Necessary!

Always be a Little Kinder Than Necessary!

  • Random Acts of Kindness Week - February 12-18, 2023
  • World Kindness Week - November 12-18, 2023 

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

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This Day in History

  • 1777 - After debating for 16 months, the Continental Congress approves the Articles of Confederation
  • 1920 - The League of Nations holds their first assembly in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1926 - The NBC Radio Networks opens with 24 stations
  • 1933 - Thailand held their first election
  • 1938 - In the aftermath of Kristallnacht, Nazi Germany bans Jewish children from public schools
  • 1939 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington D.C.
  • 1966 - Gemini 12 splashes down safely in the Atlantic Ocean 
  • 1969 - The Soviet submarine K-19, collides with the American submarine USS Gato in the Barents Sea
  • 1971 - Intel releases their 4004 which is the world's first commercial single-chip microprocessor
  • 1978 - A Douglas DC-8 that was chartered, crashes near Colombo, Sri Lanka, killing 183
  • 1994 - A 7.1 magnitude earthquake his Mindora, a central Philippine Island, killing 78, injuring 430, and triggering a tsunami up to 28 feet high
  • 2001 - Microsoft launches the Xbox game console
  • 2012 - Xi Jinping becomes the General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party
  • 2013 - Sony releases the PlayStation 4 game console

This Day in Music

  • 1956 - Love Me Tender, Elvis Presley's first movie premieres at the Paramount Theater in NYC
  • 1994 - CrazySexyCool, the second album by TLC is released featuring hits Creep and Waterfalls. The album goes on to sell over 10 million copies in the United States
  • 2004 - Come on Over, by Shania Twain is certified double diamond by the RIAA atter selling over 20 million copies in the United States
  • 2005 - Glen Campbell, Alabama, and Deford Bailey are inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame
  • 2005 - Some Hearts is the debut album released by American Idol winner Carrie Underwood, featuring hits Jesus, Take The Wheel and Before He Cheats (Video Below). It becomes the best selling album of the year
  • 2018 - Mariah Carey's 2001 album Glitter reaches #1 on the iTunes U.S. Albums chart

This Day in Sports

  • 1962 - Don Drysdale with the Cy Young Award
  • 1980 - Dale Earnhardt wins the 30th NASCAR Sprint Cup
  • 1991 - Ricky Pierce of the Seattle Supersonics begins his NBA free throw streak of 75 games
  • 2020 - Lewis Hamilton wins the Turkish Grand Prix

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Batman (noun)

1.  (military) A servant or valet to an army officer.

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