Important Days and Dates in November 2022: National and International

Check out the list of important national and international days and dates in November that will help in the preparation for various competitive examinations.
Important Days and Dates in November 2022
Important Days and Dates in November 2022

November is the second last or eleventh month of the year and consists of various important days that are celebrated and observed nationally and internationally. According to the Hindu Calendar, it is the full moon month, a month of Kartika that is considered auspicious. Several fairs and religious celebrations took place.

In various competitive examinations, days and dates of national and international importance have been asked frequently. This article will give you a glimpse of important days and dates in November 2021 month.

List of Important Days and Dates in November 2022

1st November- World Vegan Day

Every year on November 1st, World Vegan Day is observed to raise awareness about the benefits of a vegan diet and veganism in general. The first Vegan Day was held on November 1, 2022, to commemorate the UK Vegan Society's 51st anniversary.

1st November- All Saints’ Day

Every year on November 1st, All Saints Day is observed to honour all the saints. It is regarded as an opportunity for Christians to remember all saints and martyrs, known and unknown, throughout Christian history. All Saints' Day is also referred to as All Hallows' Day or Hallowmas.

1st November- Rajyotsava Day (Karnataka Formation Day)

Rajyotsava Day which is also known as Karnataka Rajyotsava or Kannada Rajyotsava or Kannada Day or Karnataka Day is celebrated on 1st November every year. On 1st November 1956, all Kannada language-speaking regions of South India were merged to develop the State of Karnataka.

1st November- Melbourne Cup Day (First Tuesday of the month)

Melbourne Cup Day is observed on the first Tuesday of November (1st November this year). This day is also known for hosting one of the most famous horse races in the world.

2nd November- All Souls’ Day

All Souls' Day is observed on November 2nd to honor the souls who have passed away. In Roman Catholicism, November 2nd commemorates all faithfully departed souls who are believed to be in purgatory because they died with the guilt of lesser sins on their souls.

2nd November- Parumala Perunnal

Kerala's glorious festival is one of the most well-known celebrations in India's evergreen state. Parumala Perunnal Kerala is a festival that brings Kerala to a halt. Parumala Perunnal Kerala is celebrated in an accessible location, making it easier for tourists to visit and find grace on the occasion.

November 3- World Jellyfish Day 

As this is the season when jellyfish will start their migration to the shores of the northern hemisphere, World Jellyfish Day has been set to fall in the springtime in the southern hemisphere.

November 3- World Sandwich Day

Following the assertion that he invented the sandwich, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich is thought to be the namesake of the sandwich. This day honors the variety of tastes found in the go-to evening meal.

5th November- World Tsunami Awareness Day

World Tsunami Awareness Day is observed on November 5th to highlight the dangers of tsunamis and to emphasize the importance of early warning systems in minimizing the damage caused by natural disasters. Many organizations provide traditional knowledge about tsunamis to make people aware of the situation.

6th November- International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

The United Nations General Assembly declared on November 5, 2001, that the 6th of November would be observed as the 'International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict.'

6th November- National Nachos Day

National Nachos Day is celebrated on November 6 to honor the food that is frequently consumed at sporting events across the country. In their most basic form, nachos are simply tortilla chips topped with melted cheese nacho, queso, or another type and salsa.

7th November- Infant Protection Day

Every year on November 7th, Infant Protection Day is observed to raise awareness about the importance of protecting, promoting, and developing infants. There is no doubt that if infants are protected, they will become the future of this world, as they are the citizens of tomorrow. It is critical to safeguard the world's future.

7th November- National Cancer Awareness Day

On November 7, National Cancer Awareness Day is observed to raise awareness about cancer and to make it a global health priority. Former Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan established National Cancer Awareness Day in 2014 to raise public awareness of the situation.

7th November- Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman Birthday

C.V Raman, also known as Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, was born on November 7, 1888, in Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. C.V Raman received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930 for discovering the Raman effect, in which light passing through a material is scattered, and the wavelength of the scattered light changes due to an energy state transition in the material's molecules.

8th November – L.K Advani’s Birthday

Lal Krishna Advani was born in Karachi, Pakistan on November 8, 1927. Lal Krishna Advani, an Indian politician and founding member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), served as India's deputy prime minister (2002–04).

8th November- World Radiography Day

Radiographers worldwide can use the day and the days around the date to promote radiography as a career, as a vital contribution to modern healthcare, and as a chance to increase public awareness of diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy.

8th November- Guru Nanak Dev’s Birth Anniversary

Every year, Guru Nanak Jayanti commemorates the birth anniversary of the Sikh founder, Guru Nanak Dev. This year marks Guru Nanak's 552nd birth anniversary, also known as Prakash Utsav or Guru Purab, and is an important festival for the Sikh community.

9th November- National Legal Services Day

In India, the 9th of November is observed as National Legal Services Day to raise awareness among people in areas where legal literacy is lacking. The Legal Services Authorities Act was enacted in 1995, and people have been aware of the lack of legal literacy since then.

9th November- Uttarakhand Foundation Day

Uttarakhand was founded on November 9, 2000. Uttarakhand is known as "Dev Bhumi," or "Land of Gods." Uttarakhand Foundation Day was observed on November 19th. Initially known as Uttaranchal, the state's name was formally changed to Uttarakhand in 2007.

9th November- Kartarpur Corridor Inauguration

On November 9, 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan announced the development of the Kartarpur Corridor. This day has had religious significance since 1552, when Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first Sikh Guru, established the Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara.

10th November- World Science Day for Peace and Development

World Science Day for Peace and Development is an international day that recognizes the importance of science in society and is observed on November 10 each year. It also emphasizes the importance of involving the general public in discussions about emerging scientific issues.

10th November- World Usability Day (2nd Thursday in November)

Every second Thursday in November, World Usability Day is observed. This year, World Usability Day is on November 10th. The day brings together various communities to celebrate how we can make our world a better place for everyone.

11th November – Armistice Day (Remembrance Day)

In France, November 11th is observed as Armistice Day, also known as Laemistice de la Premiere Guerre Mondiale. This day is also used to commemorate the end of World War I. Some countries also observe this day as Remembrance Day. An armistice was also signed on November 11, 1918, at Compiegne in northern France, between the Allied Forces and Germany.

11th November- National Education Day

It is observed on November 11th to commemorate the birth anniversary of India's first Education Minister, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. From 1947 to 1958, the Minister was also the first education minister of independent India.

12th November- World Pneumonia Day

World Pneumonia Day is observed on November 12th to raise awareness about Pneumonia and its prevention. This is considered the world's leading infectious disease, with children under the age of five being the most affected.

13th November- World Kindness Day

Every year on November 13th, World Kindness Day is observed. The main goal of this day is to allow everyone to reflect on and follow one of the most important and unique human principles. This day also promotes small acts of kindness, which bring people together.

14th November- Children’s Day

Every year on November 14th, India celebrates Children's Day. This is also known as Bal Divas. On this day, people are made aware of children's rights, care, and education. This day commemorates the birth anniversary of India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. The purpose of the day is to recognize Kalam's contributions to education and students.

14th November- Jawaharlal Nehru Jayanti

Jawaharlal Nehru was born on November 14, 1889, in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, and was the first Prime Minister of Independent India. In India, Children's Day is observed to commemorate Jawaharlal Nehru's birth anniversary.

14th November- World Diabetes Day

The 14th of November is designated as World Diabetes Day. The primary goal of this day is to raise public awareness about the impact of diabetes disease, its prevention, and diabetes education.

15th November- Jharkhand Foundation Day

Jharkhand was formed on November 15, 2000. The Bihar Reorganization Act established Bihar as the 28th state of India.

15th November- Birsa Munda Jayanti

Birsa Munda, a religious and tribal freedom fighter, was born in Ulihatu, Jharkhand's district of Khunti, on November 15, 1875. The region was a part of British India's Bihar. Birsa Munda was a significant figure in the Indian freedom movement.

16th November- International Day for Tolerance

On November 16, the International Day of Tolerance is observed to raise awareness about the importance of tolerance by encouraging mutual understanding among cultures and peoples. By resolution 51/95, the UN General Assembly invited UN Member States to observe the International Day of Tolerance on November 16, 1966.

16th November- National Press Day

Every year on November 16th, National Press Day is observed to recognize and honor the Press Council of India (PCI). The day celebrates the existence of a free and accountable press in the nation.

17th November- International Students Day

The Nazi troops established International Students Day on November 17, 1939. On this day, there were 9 student leaders, and the students' bravery during this incident was exceptional.

17th November- National Epilepsy Day

National Epilepsy Awareness Day is November 17th. In this regard, the primary goal is to raise public awareness of epilepsy disease, its symptoms, and its prevention. Epilepsy is thought to be a chronic brain disorder marked by recurrent seizures or "fits." This has been observed to affect people of all ages, and each person has their own set of concerns and problems to deal with.

17th November- World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day or World COPD Day

Every year on November 17th, World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day, or World COPD Day, is observed. This year's theme is "Healthy Lungs - Never More Important."

19th November- World Toilet Day

Every year on November 19th, World Toilet Day is observed. This day is primarily about inspiring people to address the global sanitation crisis and achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, which promises sanitation for all by 2030. According to UNICEF and WHO, approximately 60% of the global population, or approximately 4.5 billion people, do not have toilets at home or do not know how to properly dispose of toilet waste.

19th November- International Men’s Day

The main theme of International Men's Day is to promote men's and boys' health. Every year on November 19th, International Men's Day is observed, and this day highlights the major issues confronting men worldwide.

20th November- Universal Children’s Day

Every year on November 20th, Universal Children's Day is observed. This day is primarily intended to promote international cooperation, raise awareness among children worldwide, and improve children's welfare. On November 20, 1954, Universal Children's Day was established.

20th November - Africa Industrialization Day

Every year on November 20th, Africa Industrialization Day is observed to raise awareness about the problems and challenges of African industrialization. It has also been observed that governments and other organizations in various African countries are focusing on different ways to stimulate Africa's industrialization process.

20th November- World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Every year, the third Sunday of November is designated as World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. This day emphasizes how the number of annual road traffic fatalities has increased. There has been an increase in road traffic injuries, and there are now some leading killers of people aged 5 to 29 years.

21st November- World Television Day

Every year on November 21st, World Television Day is observed. According to the UN, on this day, the daily role of television is highlighted as it presents various issues that affect people. This day is observed as the acceptance of the impact and reach of geo-televisual communication on the global scenario.

21st November- World Hello Day

World Hello Day is a holiday observed annually on November 21, to express that conflicts should be resolved through communication rather than the use of force.

23rd November- Fibonacci Day

Fibonacci Day is observed on November 23 annually to honor one of the most influential mathematicians of the Middle Ages namely Leonardo Bonacci. Let us read in detail about the day.

23rd November- National Espresso Day

National Espresso Day is annually celebrated on 23rd November in the US to promote the powerful beverage.
23rd November- National Cashew Day
National Cashew Day encourages one to go out and enjoy this delicious seed in any of its myriad of forms. Also, the day is observed to applaud the hard work of the cashew farm laborers.

24th November - Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November)

It is observed on the fourth Thursday of November, and this year it is celebrated on November 24. It is a national holiday in the United States.  People share Thanksgiving wishes to celebrate the annual harvest and other blessings of the past year.

24th November- Lachit Diwas

 Lachit Diwas is celebrated as the birthday of Ahom General Lachit Borphukan. The day honors the victory of the Assamese Army at the Battle of Saraighat.

25th November-International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Every year on November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is observed. This day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993. Violence against women is defined as any act of gender-based violence that causes physical, sexual, or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats.

26 November- National Milk Day

It is observed on 26 November to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. Verghese Kurien, the father of India’s White Revolution.

26th November- Constitution Day of India

Every year on November 26th, India observes Constitution Day, also known as Law Day or Samwidhan Divas. On November 26, 1949, India's Constituent Assembly adopted the Indian Constitution. This took effect on January 26, 1950.

27th November- World Tourism Day

Every year on September 27, the world observes World Tourism Day to raise awareness of the social, cultural, political, and economic benefits of tourism as well as the potential contribution this industry has to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

28th November- Red Planet Day

Red Planet Day is observed annually on November 28. Red Planet Day commemorates the Mariner 4 spacecraft's launch on November 28, 1964.

29th November- International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

Every year on November 29th, the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is observed. With the passage of Resolution 32/40 B in 1977, the General Assembly designated this day as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. The Assembly adopted Resolution 181 (II) on the partition of Palestine on November 29, 1947.

29th November- International Jaguar Day

The 29th of November each year is designated as International Jaguar Day. The largest wild cat in North America is honored as an emblem of sustainable development, an umbrella species for the preservation of biodiversity, and a part of the rich cultural heritage of Central and South America.

30th November- Saint Andrew’s Day

Every year on November 30th, Scotland celebrates Saint Andrew's Day, especially in countries where Saint Andrew is the patron saint, such as Barbados, Bulgaria, Columbia, Cyprus, Greece, Romania, Russia, Scotland, and Ukraine. Today is Andrew the Apostle's feast day. After Burns Night and Hogmanay, this is one of the most important dates in the Scottish calendar, signaling the start of Scotland's Winter Festival each year.

Important Days and Dates in November 2022


Name of Important Days

1 November

World Vegan Day

1 November

All Saints' Day

1 November

Rajyotsava Day (Karnataka Formation Day)

2 November

All Souls' Day

1st Tuesday in November (In 2021, it falls on 2 November)

Melbourne Cup Day

5 November

World Tsunami Awareness Day

6 November

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

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 for Peace and Development

11 November

Armistice Day (Remembrance Day)

11 November

National Education Day

11 November

World Usability Day (Second Thursday in November)

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

21 November

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

25 November

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

26 November

Constitution Day of India

29 November

International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

30 November

Saint Andrew's Day

So, these are the important Days and Dates in November 2021 that may help you prepare for various exams and improve your general knowledge.

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