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November 2016 Educators' Calendar

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Nov 2016

 

 
1

Melbourne Cup Day

All Saints Day

World Vegan Day

Ceiling of Sistine Chapel Exhibited for First Time (1512)

Indigenous People Win Right to Federal Vote (1962)

2

Balfour Declaration in Support of Jewish National Homeland in Palestine Sent (1917)

3

First Dog Orbited Earth (1957)

Queen Opened First North Sea Oil Pipeline (1975)

4

King Tut's Tomb Discovered (1922)

5

Guy Fawkes Night (1605)

6

Australian Kindness Day

Special Christmas Stamps Issued (1957)

7

Chemist Marie Curie Born (1867)

Mary Celeste Set Sail from New York (1872)

8

World Town Planning Day

Aviator Kingsford Smith Disappeared (1935)

9

Berlin Wall Opened (1989)

10

Theologian Martin Luther Born (1483)

Great Wall of China Opened for World Tourism (1970)

11

Remembrance Day

Australian War Memorial Opened (1941)

Dismissal of Prime Minister Gough Whitlam (1975)

Malcolm Fraser Elected 22nd Prime Minister of Australia (1975)

12

Aeronautical Pioneer Lawrence Hargrave's Flight (1894)

Joseph Stalin Became Ruler of Soviet Union (1927)

13

Writer Robert Louis Stevenson Born (1850)

Andrew Fisher, 5th Prime Minister, Appointed (1908)

14

World Diabetes Day

Artist Claude Monet Born (1840)

Charles, Prince of Wales, Born (1948)

15

Steve Irwin Day

16

International Day for Tolerance

QANTAS Began Operations (1920)

Oodaaq Island Discovered (1978)

17

World Philosophy Day

Suez Canal Opened in Egypt (1869)

18

William Tell Shoots Apple from Son's Head (1307)

End of the Battle of the Somme (1916)

Mickey Mouse Debuted (1928)

19

World Toilet Day

Politician Indira Gandhi Born (1917)

20

World Day for Remembrance of Road Traffic Victims

Astronomer Edwin Hubble Born (1889)

Nuremberg Trial of Nazi Leaders Began (1945)

21

World Hello Day

First Hot-Air Balloon Flight (1763)

22

Olympic Games in Melbourne (1956)

U.S. President John F. Kennedy Shot Dead (1965)

23

"Life Be In It" Began (1975)

Opening of Questacon National Science and Technology Centre (1988)

24

Abel Tasman Discovered Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) (1642)

Darwin's Origin of the Species Published (1859)

25

International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Car Engineer Karl Benz Born (1844)

26

Terrorist Attacks in Mumbai, India (2008)

27

First Sunday of Advent

Astronomer Anders Celsius Born (1701)

Nobel Prize Established (1895)

28

Ferdinand Magellan Passed Through Magellan Strait (1520)

Dog on Tuckerbox Unveiled (1932)

29

Novelist C.S. Lewis Born (1898)

Jewish Homeland Established in Palestine (1947)

Beatles Released I Want to Hold Your Hand (1963)

Australia Launched First Satellite (1967)

30

Last Day of Spring

First Lighthouse in Australia Illuminated (1818)

First International Football Match (England v. Scotland) (1872)

Illustrator Arone Raymond Meeks Born (1957)

 

 

 


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