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November 1, 2021 - NATIONAL BIOLOGIC COORDINATORS DAY – COLOR THE WORLD ORANGE DAY – NATIONAL AUTHOR’S DAY – NATIONAL FAMILY LITERACY DAY – NATIONAL CINNAMON DAY – NATIONAL BRUSH DAY – AUTISTICS SPEAKING DAY – NATIONAL COOK FOR YOUR PETS DAY – NATIONAL CALZONE DAY – JOB ACTION DAY – NATIONAL VINEGAR DAY – NATIONAL DEEP FRIED CLAMS DAY

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NOVEMBER 1, 2021 | NATIONAL BIOLOGIC COORDINATORS DAY | COLOR THE WORLD ORANGE DAY | NATIONAL AUTHOR’S DAY | NATIONAL FAMILY LITERACY DAY | NATIONAL CINNAMON DAY | NATIONAL BRUSH DAY | AUTISTICS SPEAKING DAY | NATIONAL COOK FOR YOUR PETS DAY | NATIONAL CALZONE DAY | JOB ACTION DAY | NATIONAL VINEGAR DAY | NATIONAL DEEP FRIED CLAMS DAY

National Biologic Coordinators Day - November 1

NATIONAL BIOLOGIC COORDINATORS DAY

Biologic coordinators are some of the most important advocates for patients in healthcare—yet too often, their work goes unrecognized. That’s why, on November 1, National Biologic Coordinators Day will recognize the daily commitment of biologic coordinators everywhere. Read more…

COLOR THE WORLD ORANGE DAY – First Monday in November

COLOR THE WORLD ORANGE DAY

The first Monday in November is dedicated to bringing awareness to Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy with Color the World Orange Day. Read more…

NATIONAL AUTHOR’S DAY – November 1

NATIONAL AUTHOR’S DAY

On November 1, millions of people celebrate authors and the books that they write on National Author’s Day. Read more…

NATIONAL FAMILY LITERACY DAY – November 1

NATIONAL FAMILY LITERACY DAY

Families gather around to observe National Family Literacy Day on November 1st. Families who read together succeed together.  Read more…

National Cinnamon Day - November 1

NATIONAL CINNAMON DAY

The holiday season warms up with National Cinnamon Day on November 1st. It’s the spice that ushers in a season while being versatile all year long.

NATIONAL BRUSH DAY – November 1

NATIONAL BRUSH DAY

National Brush Day on November 1st reminds us all to follow the American Dental Association’s guidelines. Sometimes the day is referred to as Brush Your Teeth Day. Read more…

Autistics Speaking Day - November 1

AUTISTICS SPEAKING DAY

We all look at the world in our own unique ways. However, people with autism experience the world differently from most of us. They approach the world in often novel ways. Maybe one of the most important ways we all connect to and understand the world is through communication. Autistics Speaking Day on November 1 encourages autistic people to tell their stories using whatever means works for them. And everyone else is encouraged to listen, hear, read, and comprehend their stories from their point of view. Read more…

NATIONAL COOK FOR YOUR PETS DAY – November 1

NATIONAL COOK FOR YOUR PETS DAY

November 1st celebrates National Cook For Your Pets Day. This national holiday encourages cooking something for the pet companion in your life. Read more…

NATIONAL CALZONE DAY – November 1

NATIONAL CALZONE DAY

If the air is resplendent with the aroma of garlic and tomato sauce on November 1st, it might just be time to celebrate National Calzone Day.

JOB ACTION DAY – First Monday in November

JOB ACTION DAY

Job Action Day on the first Monday in November redefines the opportunities in the career world. Celebrate by exploring your options. Read more…

NATIONAL VINEGAR DAY – November 1

NATIONAL VINEGAR DAY

On November 1st National Vinegar Day not only makes things taste great, but it also makes things sparkle, too. Read more…NATIONAL DEEP FRIED CLAMS DAY – November 1

NATIONAL DEEP FRIED CLAMS DAY

National Deep Fried Clams Day on November 1st recognizes a popular seafood item enjoyed since the 1840s. Read more…


On Deck for November 2, 2021

National Days

International Days

November 1st Celebrated (And Not So Celebrated) History
1604 

The first known performance of Shakespeare’s tragedy, Othello, is at Whitehall Palace in London.

1800 

President John Adams moves into the now completed Executive Mansion. He is the first president to reside in the Nation’s house that would later be named the White House.

1848 

Boston Female Medical College opens. It is the first medical school for women. In 1873, the school would merge with Boston University.

1897

The first building of the Library of Congress opens to the public. As imagined by Librarian of Congress Ainsworth Spofford, an elaborate dome tops the grand, circular reading room. Today, the library catalogs more than 170 million items.

1956 

The Mackinac Bridge opens to traffic. Connecting Michigan’s Lower and Upper Peninsulas, the five-mile bridge is the longest suspension bridge at the time.

Recipe of the Day

Name: Jicama Orange Salad
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 0 minutes
Total Prep: 10 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients:

1 Large jicama, julienned
1/2 red onion, sliced
1 15-ounce can of mandarin oranges, drained
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, minced

Vinaigrette
1 lime
1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 tablespoon honey
1/2 cup olive oil
Salt to taste

Instructions:

Combine jicama, onion, oranges, paprika, and cilantro in a medium salad bowl.

In a small mixing bowl, add the zest and juice of one lime. Add honey, mustard, and olive oil. Add salt to taste. Mix well.

Toss salad with lime vinaigrette and serve.

November 1st Celebrated (And Not So Celebrated) Birthdays
Khedrup Gyatso – 1838

The 11th Dalai Lama of Tibet was recognized in 1840. In 1855, at the age of 17, he assumed his role as the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. He died unexpectedly 10 months later.

Stephen Crane – 1871

While the author’s best-known work is the Civil War classic The Red Badge of Courage, he was also a poet.

Sippie Wallace – 1898

The blues and jazz singer-songwriter became known as “The Texas Nightingale.” Throughout her career, she performed with Louis Armstrong, Perry Bradford, and even a young Bonnie Raitt. She recorded over 40 songs including “I Feel Good,” “Second Hand Blues,” and “You Got to Know How.”

Margaret Taylor-Burroughs – 1915

The artist left several legacies in her wake, beyond her art itself. Active in her community, she co-founded the DuSable Museum of African American History, helped establish the South Side Community Art Center in Chicago, and developed the Chicago’s Lake Meadows Art Fair.

Lyle Lovett – 1957

In the 1980s, the American singer-songwriter rose to prominence on the country music charts. He is also an actor and record producer.

About National Day Calendar

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There’s a celebration for everyone. While National Road Trip Day satisfies the itch to wander, many pet days let us share our love of animals. National 3-D Day and National Astronaut Day honor the advancement of technology, too. Every food day you can imagine (National Avocado Day, for example), will keep you celebrating, also!

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