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NOVEMBER 7, 2021 | NATIONAL RETINOL DAY | DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS | NATIONAL BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS DAY | NATIONAL CANINE LYMPHOMA AWARENESS DAY

National Retinol Day - November 7

NATIONAL RETINOL DAY

On November 7th, celebrate the most popular anti-aging skincare ingredient with National Retinol Day! Read more…

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS – First Sunday in November

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS

Daylight Saving Time ends on the first Sunday in November at 2:00 AM. Read more…

NATIONAL BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS DAY – November 7

NATIONAL BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS DAY

On November 7th, National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day ushers in one of the more healthful ways to enjoy chocolate. Read more…

NATIONAL CANINE LYMPHOMA AWARENESS DAY – NOVEMBER 7

NATIONAL CANINE LYMPHOMA AWARENESS DAY

On November 7th, National Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day educates and creates awareness about canine lymphoma. Read more…


On Deck for November 8, 2021

National Days

International Days

November 7th Celebrated (And Not So Celebrated) History
1805 

The Corps of Discovery under the command of Captain Meriwether Lewis, Second Lieutenant William Clark, and comprised of several U.S. Army and civilian volunteers, sight the Pacific Ocean for the first time. Over a year before, the expedition departed from the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers.

1916 

The Montana Republican became the first woman elected to Congress. She served in the House of Representatives during two separate terms; first in 1916, four full years before the 19th amendment was passed. Montana extended the right to vote to women (excluding Native women) in 1914. Rankin was once again elected to the house in 1940.

1967 

Cleveland elected Carl B. Stokes, the first African-American mayor of a major U.S. city. The prosecuting attorney first ran for Mayor in 1965 but lost. Undaunted he ran again and won. Then in 1969, he was re-elected to a second term.

1989 

When voters went to the ballot box in Virginia, they helped make history when they voted for L. Douglas Wilder. He became the first elected African American governor in the history of the United States. Before running for governor, Wilder served a term as lieutenant governor.

1994 

The first traditional radio station streamed its broadcast via the internet around the world. WXYC at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill launched the 24-hour programming to demonstrate the potential of Internet broadcasting.

1996 

NASA launches the Mars Global Surveyor orbiter on a nine-year mission designed to map the Red Planet’s topography and measure its weather patterns.

Recipe of the Day

Name: Apple Salad
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 0 minutes
Total Prep: 10 minutes
Servings: 6

Great for picnics, this apple salad will be a hit at BBQs and potlucks. Add it to fried fish filets and more!

Ingredients:

5 medium apples
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 cup grapes
2 stalks of celery, diced
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/3 cup mayonnaise

Instructions:

Wash fruit. Core and cut apples into 1/2 pieces. Peeling is optional.

Cut grapes in half.

Add prepared fruit and celery to a medium bowl. Drizzle with lemon juice. Add nuts, cheese, and mayonnaise. Mix all ingredients well. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

Recipe credit:

Michele S. – National Day Calendar

November 7th Celebrated (And Not So Celebrated) Birthdays
Andrew Dickson White – 1832

In 1865, the historian and educator co-founded Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.

Marie Curie – 1867

As a woman of many firsts, Curie not only became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, she was the first person to win two. Her discoveries, along with her husband Pierre, of radioactivity, the elements polonium and radium led to the development of X-rays. She was also the first woman to lecture at the Sorbonne.

Lise Meitner – 1878

The physicist’s work with chemist Otto Hahn led to the explanation of nuclear fission.

Margaret Leech – 1893

The author and biographer became the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for History. In 1960, she became the only person to win a second Pulitzer Prize.

Billy Graham – 1918

The Christian evangelist preached for over 40 years reaching millions via radio, television, and revivals.

Pillsbury Doughboy – 1965

The iconic mascot of the Pillsbury Company debuted in a Flakey Biscuit commercial. Also known as Poppin’ Fresh, the character would represent the company until 2005.

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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