November 6

November 6 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2024 Daily Holidays that fall on November 6, include:

  • Basketball Day
  • Button Day 
  • International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict 
  • International Stress Awareness Day - November 6, 2024 (First Wednesday in November)
  • Marooned Without a Compass Day
  • National Block It Out Day - November 6, 2024 (First Wednesday in November)
  • National Eating Healthy Day - November 6, 2024 (First Wednesday in November)
  • National Healthy Eating Day 
  • National Nachos Day 
  • Saxophone Day

2024 Weekly Holidays that include November 6, are:

  • Drowsy Driving Prevention Week - November 3-9, 2024 (First Full Week of November)
  • Give Wildlife a Brake Week - November 3-9, 2024 (First Week of November)
  • Home Care Aide Week - November 3-9, 2024 (Second Full Week in November)
  • Key Club International Week - November 4-8, 2024 (First M-F Week of November)
  • Medical-Surgical Nurses Week - November 1-7
  • National Allied Health Week - November 3-9, 2024 (First Full Week of November)
  • National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week - November 3-9, 2024 (First Full Week of November)
  • National Cat Week - November 3-9, 2024 (First Full Week of November)
  • National Children's Book Week - November 4-10, 2024 and May 6-12, 2024
  • National Diabetes Education Week - November 3-9, 2024 (First Full Week of November)
  • National Fig Week - November 1-7
  • National Patient Accessibility Week - November 4-8, 2024 (First Monday-Friday week of November)
  • National Public Week - November 3-9, 2024 (Second Week of November)
  • National Radiologic Technology Week - November 3-9, 2024 (Week that includes November 8th)
  • National Split Pea Soup Week - November 3-9, 2024 (Second Week in November)
  • National Vocation Awareness Week - November 3-9, 2024 (First Full Week of November)
  • Patient Blood Management Awareness Week - November 4-8, 2024
  • Polar Bear Week - November 3-9, 2024 (First Full Week of November)
  • 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 6, 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 6 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

  • 1851 - Charles Dow, American journalist and economist who co founded Dow Jones & Company (d. 1902)
  • 1946 - Sally Field, American actress (Gidget, Flying Nun, Sybil)
  • 1948 - Glenn Frey, American singer, songwriter, actor and member (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • 1003 - Pope John XVII
  • 2017 - Richard F. Gordon Jr., American naval officer, aviator, test pilot and NASA astronaut (b. 1929)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1919 - Actor Rudolph Valentino (The Sheik) marries actress Jean Acker
  • 1983 - Businessman Vidal Sassoon marries dressage champion Jeanette Hartford-Davis
  • 1998 - American actor Tony Curtis marries his sixth wife, horse trainer Jill Vandenberg

Quote of the Day

World Communication Week is November 1-7

World Communication Week is November 1-7

You can find out a lot from other people if you learn to ask questions!

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

Overcoming stress weight gain by developing great healthy diet habits is a must for those of you that are trying to control your weight! Prolonged stress can contribute to weight gain. You need to develop Lifestyle Solutions that will help you to fight stress rather than eating.

Overcoming Stress Weight Gain Tips by Kerry of Healthy Diet Habits

You can find tips for Overcoming Stress Weight Gain on Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!

This Day in History

  • 1860 - Abraham Lincoln is elected as the 16th President of the United States of America
  • 1900 - U.S. President William McKinley is re-elected along with his Vice-Presidential running mate, Governor Theodore Roosevelt of New York
  • 1947 - Meet the Press debuts on NBC Television
  • 1971 - The United States Atomic Energy Commission tests the largest U.S. underground hydrogen bomb on Amchitka Island in the Aleutians
  • 1988 - Two earthquakes hit the China-Myanmar border in Yunnan Province and kill 838 people
  • 2004 - An express train collides with a car near the village of Ufton Nervet, England, killing seven and injuring 150

This Day in Music

  • 1982 - Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes goes to #1 in America (video below from An Officer and a Gentleman)
  • 1990 - Justify My Love is released by Madonna
  • 2003 - At the 10th annual MTV  Europe Music Awards, Justin Timberlake wins for Best Male Artist, Best Pop Act, and Best Album for Justified
  • 2020 - Protect the Land and Genocidal Humanoidz are both released by System of a Down

This Day in Sports

  • 1869 - In the first official intercollegiate American football game, Rutgers College defeats Princeton University 6-4 (known as the College of New Jersey)
  • 1950 - Branch Rickey signs a 5 year contract as VP / GM of the Pittsburgh Pirates
  • 1969 - The Inaugural Cy Young Awards is a tie between Mike Cuellar and Denny McLain
  • 1993 - Evander Holyfield beats Riddick Bowe in 12 rounds for the Heavyweight boxing title

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Isomorphic (adjective)

1. (mathematics) Having a one-to-one correspondence.
2. (biology) Having a similar structure or function to something that is not related genetically or through evolution.
3. Having identical relevant structure.

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