November 28

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2024 Daily Holidays that fall on November 28, include:

  • It's Letter Writing Day 
  • Make Your Own Head Day 
  • National Day of Mourning - November 28, 2024 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • National Family Health History Day - November 28, 2024 (Always on Thanksgiving Day)
  • National French Toast Day 
  • Red Planet Day 
  • Thanksgiving - November 28, 2024 (Fourth Thursday of November)
  • Turkey-Free Thanksgiving - November 28, 2024 (Fourth Thursday of November)
  • Turkey Leftover Day  
  • Unthanksgiving Day - November 28, 2024 (Fourth Thursday of November)

2024 Weekly Holidays that include November 28, are:

  • Info. to Come!

2024 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.

Astrological Sign

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.

Famous Birthdays

  • 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)

Famous Deaths

  • 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

Dream Big!

“If you can dream it, you can achieve it." ~ Zig Ziglar

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

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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

Ohnosecond (noun)

1. (humorous) The fraction of time between making a mistake and realizing it.

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