November is the 11th month of the year and the last one to have 30 days. The name of the month of November has been derived from the Latin word ‘noven’. Noven means nine. Until January and February were added to the calendar, it was the ninth month of the year. November's birthstone is the topaz - symbolic for strength and honor. November’s birth flower is the bright and cheerful chrysanthemum. November has two zodiac signs. If you are born before November 23rd you have the sign of the Scorpio and if you are born after November 23rd you have the sign Sagittarius.
Thanksgiving, one of the most popular American holidays, is celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday of November. On this day, the Americans gather with their friends and relatives to enjoy an extravagant feast.
A number of famous and important people have been born in November. Some of the more notable people include Mark Twain, Leonardo DiCaprio, Winston Churchill, Kurt Vonnegut, and Scarlett Johansson..
November 1 - All Saints Day
November 3 - Housewife's Day
November 5 - Booklovers Day
November 8 - U.S. General Election Day
November 10 - USMC Day
November 11 - Veteran's Day
November 13 - Caregiver Appreciation Day
November 14 - Operating Room Nurse Day
November 17 - World Peace Day
November 19 - National Adoption Day
November 24 - Thnaksgiving
November 25 - Black Friday
November 27 - Advent begins
December is the 12th month of the year and has 31 days, it is also the first month of winter. This month brings with it snow, family, feasts, and fun. The birthstone for December is Turquoise and the astological signs are Sagittarius and Capricorn. December is AIDS Awareness Month and Universal Human Rights Month. On December 14, 1791, the Bill of Rights was passed. Walt Disney, Lebron James, Jimmy Buffet, and Sir Isaac Newton were all born in December.
December 1 - World Aids Awareness Day
December 6 - Bartender Appreciation Day
December 7 - Pearl harbor Day
December 9 - Christmas Card Day
December 10 - Human Rights Day
December 12 - Poinsettia Day
December 13 - Violin Day
December 16 - National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
December 18 - Hanukkah begins
December 20 - Go Caroling Day
December 23 - Festivus
December 24 - Christmas Eve
December 25 - Christmas
December 26 - Boxing Day
December 31 - New Years' Eve