Movable November Events
• Election Day in US is the first Tuesday after the First Monday of November. In the United States, elections are held on the Tuesday after the first Monday of November. They therefore fall between November 2 and November 8. In even numbered years, members of the House of Representatives
are elected to two-year terms, and about one third of the U.S. Senate are elected to six-year terms. The President of the United States is elected in years divisible by four. Most U.S. states, counties, and municipalities have some part of their election cycle coincident with this date.
• In Australia, the Melbourne Cup horse race is held annually on the (first Tuesday in November) in Victoria.
• The Great American Smokeout sponsored by the American Cancer Society occurs on the (third Thursday of November), one week before Thanksgiving. Smokers are encouraged to quit smoking for these 24 hours, in hopes that they will quit forever. • Tie One On Day: The fourth Wednesday in November, always the day before Thanksgiving • Thanksgiving Day - Thanksgiving Day is the fourth Thursday of November. The first US National Holiday made by presidential proclamation. pp • The day after Thanksgiving in the USA is A famous day for shopping known as "Black Friday." • Black Friday - opening of the Christmas shopping season. (Friday after Thanksgiving)
• Pasadena Doo Dah Parade (Sunday after Thanksgiving)
• Monday immediately following Thanksgiving Day in the USA is Cyber Monday. • Advent: starts on the 4th Sunday before December 25; in other words, the Sunday between November 27 and December 3 inclusive.
• New York City Marathon (1st Sunday)
• RAC London to Brighton Veteran Car Run - in the UK (1st Sunday)
• Recreation Day - in Australia, Tasmania (1st Monday)
• Black Solidarity Day (Yale University) (1st Mondday)
• Wet Wellington Wednesday (Imps and Gremlins) (1st Wednesday)
• World Community Day (1st Friday in November)
• Arbor Day - in Western Samoa (1st Friday in November)
• Sadie Hawkins Day - (1st Saturday) also "officially" on November 9 and Leap Day (February 29) It became a day-long event observed in Canada and in the U.S. on the Saturday that follows November 9th.
• National Service Day (1st Saturday)
• Lord Mayor Day - in London (2nd Saturday)
• Elephant Round-up - in Surin, Thailand (2nd Saturday)
• Zibelemarit (Onion Market Day) - in Berne, Switzerland (4th Monday)
• National Bible Sunday (Sunday before Thanksgiving)
• Volkstrauertag (Memorial Day) - in Germany (Sunday before Totensonntag.
• Stir-Up Sunday - in UK (Sunday before Advent)
• Totensonntag - in Germany (Sunday before Advent)
• JFK Day - in Massachusetts (Last Sunday in November)
• International Computer Security Day (last workday)