DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS
Daylight Saving Time ends on the first Sunday in November at 2:00 AM. Read more…
NATIONAL NACHOS DAY
On November 6th, National Nachos Day recognizes the snack favored at sporting events across the country. In their purest form, nachos are tortilla chips covered in nacho cheese, queso or other melted cheese and served with salsa. Read more…
NATIONAL SAXOPHONE DAY
National Saxophone Day commemorates the birth of the woodwind’s inventor, Adolphe Sax, on November 6th. The saxophone is one of the main instruments in jazz music. Read more…
On Deck for November 7, 2022
- National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
- National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day
- National Retinol Day
- Color the World Orange Day – First Monday in November
- Job Action Day – First Monday in November
Recipe of the Day
Prep: 30 minutes
Chill: 1 hours
4 Ripe avocados, halved, pealed and pitted
1 cup of yellow or white onion, chopped
1 Roma tomato, chopped
1 Teaspoon of fresh cilantro, chopped
½ Clove of minced garlic (fresh or jar)
1 green or red bell pepper, chopped
1 whole jalapeno, remove seeds and chop (Use the seeds for additional heat)
1 whole lime cut in half
Salt to taste
In a medium bowl combine onions, tomatoes, cilantro, garlic, jalapeno and pepper and mix until blended evenly. Set aside.
Slice avocados in half using a circular pattern. Split a part and remove the pit using a spoon.
Using a spoon, scrape and scoop each avocado from the outer skin. Add to medium mixing bowl. Gently mash the avocados. Consistency depends on how you like your dip—chunky or smooth.
Add the onions, tomatoes, cilantro, garlic, jalapeno and pepper mixture to the avocados. Stir gently until completely combined.
Slice the lime in half. Using one hand, squeeze one half of lime over your hand into the avocado mixture (catching any seeds that may fall). Repeat process with other the other half of the lime. Stir gently until lime juice is combined.
Add salt to taste.
Recipe credit: Amy LaVallie, National Day Calendar
November 6th Celebrated History
The Illinois inventor, William C. Hooker, receives patent No. 528,671 for the spring-loaded mousetrap. Boardgames have never been the same.
U.S. Army colonel Jacob Schick was granted patent No. 1,690,133 for an electric razor. While others had invented electric razors before, Schick was the first to achieve commercial success.
The news program, Meet the Press, debuts on NBC TV. Still airing today, it is the longest-running television program on network television.
Two years after the black-footed ferret was thought to be extinct, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service report the discovery of black-footed ferrets in Wyoming. A conservation effort is immediately set in motion.
The film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire premieres in London. In the fourth installment of the books by J.K. Rowling, the students of Hogwarts are challenged to a wizarding competition.
New York elects Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to the House of Representatives. At 29 years old, she’s the youngest person to ever serve in the House.
November 6th Celebrated Birthdays
Antoine-Joseph Sax – 1814
In the 1840s, Sax received a patent for his invention of the woodwind instrument, the saxophone.
Charles Henry Dow – 1851
Along with Edward Jones and Charles Bergstresser, Dow founded Dow Jones & Company in 1882. He would also establish the Wall Street Journal.
John Philip Sousa – 1932
Known as the March King, the U.S. Marine Band leader composed 136 marches and recorded more than 400.
James Naismith – 1861
In 1891, the physical education teacher developed a game for his students using two peach baskets and a soccer ball. Today, basketball is played around the world.
Yoshisuke Aikawa – 1880
In 1933, the business leader founded Nissan, paving the way for the Japanese auto industry.
Ida Barney – 1886
The professor of mathematics and Yale University Observatory astronomer recorded the measurements of 150,000 stars during her career.
Opal Kunz – 1894
As an aviation pioneer, Kunz became the first woman to compete against men. She also organized the Betsy Ross Air Corps, providing humanitarian service during World War II.
Wilma Briggs – 1930
Over her seven-year career in the All American Girls Professional Baseball League, the outfield earned a reputation for bringing in the runs. Not only was she fast, but her career batting average was .256 with 301 RBIs.
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