List of Important Days and Dates in November 2020

List of Important Days in November

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Important Days In November 2020: National And International Events In November

In this article, we are providing Important Days and Dates of November. November has 30 days and is the 11th month of the year. The November name originated from the Latin novem meaning “nine,” which marked the ninth month of the year in the Roman calendar. List of important national and international days in November is useful for the exam, such as NTPC, SSC CGL, IBPS, and Other Competitive Exam.

List of Important Days and Dates in November 2020

1 November – World Vegan Day

World Vegan Day is celebrated on 1st November. The benefits of veganism for humans and the natural environment are celebrated through setting up stalls, hosting potlucks, and planting memorial trees.

1 November – All Saints’ Day

Every year on November 1, many Roman Catholics and other Christians worldwide observe All Saints Day, which honors all saints of the church that have attained heaven.

2 November – All Souls’ Day

All Souls’ Day, also known as the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed and the Day of the Dead is a day of prayer and remembrance for the souls of those who have died.

5 November – World Tsunami Awareness Day

World Tsunami Awareness Day encourages the development of national and community-level, local disaster risk reduction strategies to save more lives against disasters. This day also provides traditional knowledge about tsunamis.

5 November – Bhupen Hazarika Death

Bhupen Hazarika was a poet, music composer, singer, actor, journalist, author, and film-maker. He was born on 8 September 1926, Tinsukia district, Assam. He died on 5 November 2011 in Mumbai.

1st Tuesday in November: Melbourne Cup Day

Melbourne Cup Day is Australia’s best-known horse racing event held on the first Tuesday of November every year. It is an annual public holiday in the state of Victoria. This event is popularly dubbed as “the race that stops the nation.”

7 November – Infant Protection Day

The day aims to celebrate the day to spread awareness about infants’ safety and protect their lives by taking proper care of infants.

7 November – National Cancer Awareness Day

National Cancer Awareness Day is observed on 7 November to spread awareness about cancer and to make it a global health priority. In 2014, National Cancer Awareness Day was started by the announcement of the former Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan. Coincide with the birth anniversary of the eminent scientist Madame Curie. Marie Curie is remembered for her discovery of radium and polonium and her huge contribution to the fight against cancer.

7 November – Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman Birthday

Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (C.V Raman) was born on 7 November 1888 in Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. He became the first Indian to receive Nobel Prize in 1930 in Physics.

9 November – Iqbal Day

Iqbal Day is the birthday of Muhammad Iqbal on 9 November. The day was a public holiday in all provinces and federal administrative areas of Pakistan until 2018. Iqbal, a poet, and philosopher was a great inspiration for the Pakistan Movement.

9 November – Legal Services Day

National Legal Services Day (NLSD) is celebrated on 9th November every year across India. It was started by the Supreme Court of India in 1995. The day commemorates the enactment of the Indian Legal Services Authorities Act 1987, which came into force on 9th November 1995.

9 November – Uttarakhand Foundation Day

Uttarakhand was established on 9 November 2000. This year 19th Uttarakhand Foundation Day was celebrated. When it was formed, its name was Uttaranchal, and in 2007, it was changed to Uttarakhand formally. It is famous as the Land of Gods or “Dev Bhumi.”

9 November- Kartarpur Corridor inauguration

Kartarpur Corridor was inaugurated on 9 November 2019 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in India and by Imran Khan in Pakistan. Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first Sikh Guru, established Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara in 1552.

11 November – Armistice Day (Remembrance Day)

It marks the day World War One ended, at 11 am on the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918. A two-minute silence is held at 11 am to remember the people who have died in wars.

12 November – World Pneumonia Day

World Pneumonia Day is observed on 12 November to make people aware of the pneumonia disease, its symptoms, causes, and treatment.

12 November – Guru Nanak Dev’s Birth Anniversary

Guru Nanak Dev’s Birth Anniversary is also known as Guru Nanak Jayanti or Gurupurab. It is celebrated on 12 November. He is the first Guru of Sikhs and the founder of Sikhism.

13 November – World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day is celebrated annually on 13th November. On this day, participants attempt to make the world a better place by celebrating and promoting good deeds and pledging acts of kindness, either as individuals or as organizations.

14 November – World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day became an official United Nations Day in 2006 with the passage of United Nations Resolution 61/225. It is marked every year on 14 November, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922 month is ‘Family and Diabetes.’

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14 November – Children’s Day

Children’s Day is celebrated across India to increase awareness of children’s rights, care, and education. It is celebrated on 14 November every year as a tribute to India’s First Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. Fondly known as Chacha Nehru, among children, he advocated for children to have fulfilled education.

14 November- Jawaharlal Nehru Jayanti

Jawaharlal Nehru was born on 14 November 1889 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. His birthday is also celebrated as Children’s Day in India. He was the first Prime Minister of Independent India.

15 November – Jharkhand Foundation Day

Jharkhand was founded by the Bihar Reorganisation Act on 15 November 2000 as the 28th State of India. 15 November is also observed as the birth anniversary of the legendary Bhagwan Birsa Munda.

16 ovember – International Day for Tolerance

The International Day for Tolerance is an annual observance day declared by UNESCO in 1995 to generate public awareness of intolerance dangers. It is observed on 16 November.

17 November – National Epilepsy Day

National Epilepsy Day is observed on 17 November every year to focus on the epilepsy disease, its symptoms, and prevention.

19 November – International Men’s Day

International Men’s Day, celebrated annually on November 19, is commemorated worldwide to focus on the efforts towards men’s welfare by making a positive difference and raising awareness of issues that men face.

19 November – World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day is observed on 19 November annually to inspire people about tackling the issue of the global sanitation crisis and to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG).

20 November – World Children’s Day

World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day and is celebrated on 20 November each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare.

20 November – Africa Industrialisation Day

Africa Industrialization Day was established in 1990 and is the day when a large number of African governments and organizations gather to examine various different ways to stimulate the industrialization process in Africa.

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21 November – World Television Day

The day recognizes that television plays a major role in presenting different issues that affect people.

25 November – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

This day was established by the UN General Assembly in 1993. It defines violence against women as an act of gender-based violence that results in physical, sexual, or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats, etc.

26 November – Law Day (India)

Constitution Day (National Law Day), also known as Samvidhan Divas, is celebrated in India on 26 November every year to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India. On 26 November 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted India’s Constitution, and it came into effect on 26 January 1950.

29 November – International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

The date of 29 November is observed as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People since 1978. This date, which was chosen because of its meaning and significance to the Palestinian people, is based on the United Nations General Assembly’s call for an annual observance of the resolution on the partition of Palestine.

30 November – Saint Andrew’s Day

Saint Andrew’s Day, also known as Andermas is the feast day of Andrew the Apostle. It is celebrated on 30 November. Saint Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s official national day. It has been a national holiday in Romania since 2015.

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Important Days and Dates in November 2020
Date Name of Important Days
1 November World Vegan Day
1 November All Saints’ Day
2 November All Souls’ Day
5 November

World Tsunami Awareness Day

1st Tuesday in November Melbourne Cup Day
7 November Infant Protection Day
7 November National Cancer Awareness Day
9 November Iqbal Day
9 November Legal Services Day
10 November World Science Day
11 November Armistice Day (Remembrance Day)
12 November World Pneumonia Day
12 November Guru Nanak Dev’s Birth Anniversary
13 November World Kindness Day
14 November World Diabetes Day
14 November Children’s Day
16 November International Day for Tolerance
17 November National Epilepsy Day
19 November International Men’s Day
19 November World Toilet Day
20 November Universal Children’s Day
20 November Africa Industrialisation Day
21 November World Television Day
25 November International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
26 November Law Day (India)
29 November International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
30 November Saint Andrew’s Day
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