November 2

November 2 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2024 Daily Holidays that fall on November 2, include:

  • All Soul's Day 
  • Bison Day - November 2, 2024 (First Saturday in November)
  • Cookie Monster Day 
  • Dynamic Harmlessness Day
  • International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists 
  • Learn to Homebrew Day - November 2, 2024 (First Saturday in November)
  • Look for Circles Day 
  • National Book Lovers Day - August 9 and November 2, 2024 (First Saturday in November)
  • National Deviled Egg Day 
  • National Play Outside Day - November 2, 2024 (First Saturday of Every Month)
  • National Wine Tasting Day - November 2, 2024 (First Saturday in November)
  • Plan Your Epitaph Day 
  • Practice Being Psychic Day 
  • Pumpkin Destruction Day - November 2, 2024 (First Saturday in November)
  • Sausage and Kraut Day - November 2, 2024 (First Saturday in November)
  • World Numbat Day - November 2, 2024 (First Saturday of November)

2024 Weekly Holidays that include November 2, are:

  • Birth of the Bab - Evening of November 1, 2024 to Evening of November 2, 2024
  • Kids Care Week - October 27 - November 2, 2024 (Always includes 10/27 - Make a Difference Day)
  • Medical-Surgical Nurses Week - November 1-7
  • National Fig Week - November 1-7
  • Urology Nurses and Associates Week - November 1-7
  • Winter Weather Preparedness Week - October 20 - November 9 (Dates Vary by State)
  • World Communication Week - November 1-7
  • World Origami Days - October 24 - November 11

2024 Monthly Holidays that include November 2, 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 2 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

  • 1734 – Daniel Boone American explorer (d. 1820)
  • 1755 – Marie Antoinette, Austrian wife of Louis XVI of France (d. 1793)
  • 1795 – James K. Polk, American politician, 11th President of the United States from 1845-1849 (d. 1849)
  • 1865 – Warren G. Harding, 29th President of the United States from 1921-1923 (d. 1923)
  • 1913 – Burt Lancaster, American actor (d. 1994)
  • 1938 – Pat Buchanan, American journalist and politician
  • 1942 – Stefanie Powers, American actress (Hart to Hart)
  • 1944 - Keith Emerson, English keyboard player and songwriter (Emerson, Lake & Palmer)

Famous Deaths

  • 1950 – George Bernard Shaw, Irish author, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1856)
  • 1991 - Irwin Allen, Director (Poseidon Adventure)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 2006 - Rod Stewart, rock star divorces model Rachel Hunter
  • 2009 - Actor Ron Livingston marries actress Rosemarie DeWitt (Office Space)

Quote of the Day

Keep Calm and Create!

Keep Calm and Create!

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

To be a learner or have the love of learning is one of the most helpful healthy diet habits in life. Learning allows you to develop Lifestyle Solutions or strategies, which trump willpower, and can bring success in the weight control arena.

Be a learner!

The habit of being a learner might one day save or prolong your life! Being a learner, can also make you a more interesting person, will keep you emotionally and physically healthy, and is much more fun that parking yourself in front of the television set!

Find out more tips on how to Be a Learner from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website.

This Day in History

  • 1880 - North Dakota and South Dakota are admitted to the United States as the 39th and 40th state
  • 1920 - KDKA of Pittsburgh becomes the first commercial radio station in the United States to broadcast
  • 1936 - The British Broadcasting Corporation initiates the BBC Television Service, ultimately renamed BBC1 in 1964
  • 1947 - Howard Hughes performs the maiden and only flight of the Hughes H-4 Hercules, known as the Spruce Goose in California
  • 1956 - Israel occupies the Gaza Strip
  • 1964 - King Saud of Saudi Arabia is deposed by a family coup and replaced by his half brother Faisal
  • 1966 - The Cuban Adjustment Act allows 123,000 Cubans the ability to apply for permanent residence in the United Sates
  • 1983 - U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs a bill to create Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • 1984 - Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed in the U.S. since 1962
  • 1986 - After 17 months in captivity in Beirut, U.S. hostage David Jacobsen is released
  • 2018 - The Milwaukee Streetcar begins service in Milwaukee

This Day in Music

  • 1978 - Outlandos d'Amour is the debut album released by The Police
  • 1985 - Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder hits #1 on the Hot 100
  • 1985 - The Miami Vice soundtrack album features the #1-hit theme song hits #1 on the album charts in the US (video below)
  • 2007 - The Verve reunite and play their first show since 1998 in Glasgow
  • 2018 - The Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, opens in theaters starring Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury, ultimately winning four Oscars, including Best Actor for Rami Malek
  • 2020 - Baby Shark becomes the most viewed video on YouTube with over 7 million views

This Day in Sports

  • 1895 - Chicago hosts the first organized auto race in the United States with 6 cars racing over a 52-mile lakefront course.  Dueto blizzard conditions, only 2 cars finish the race.
  • 1974 - Hank Aaron of the Atlanta Braves is traded to the Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Dave May
  • 2016 - The Chicago Cubs defeat the Cleaveland Indians in the World Series

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Tell it to the Marines (phrase)

1. (idiomatic) I do not believe what you said.

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