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Nov 2015
1

Daylight Saving Time Ends

Day of the Dead

New Niagara Bridge Opens to Traffic (1941)

2

CBC Established (1936)

Singer k.d. lang's Birthday (1961)

First Giller Prize Awarded (1994)

3

National Sandwich Day

First Dog Orbited Earth (1957)

Canada Broadcasts Beyond Iron Curtain (1958)

4

Take Our Kids to Work Day

First Cash Register Patented (1880)

King Tut's Tomb Discovered (1922)

Blood Donations Tested for HIV (1985)

5

Guy Fawkes Day

First Automobile Patented (1885)

Canadian Won World Scrabble Tournament (1995)

6

International Day for Preventing Exploitation of the Environment in War

Innovator James Naismith's Birthday (1861)

Canada's First Parliament (1867)

The Battle of Passchendaele (1917)

7

Hug-a-Bear Day

Scientist Marie Curie's Birthday (1867)

Singer Joni Mitchell's Birthday (1943)

8

Louvre Opened to Public (1793)

X-Rays Discovered (1895)

Alleged Yeti Tracks Discovered (1951)

9

Kristallnacht Began (1938)

Berlin Wall Opened (1989)

10

Sesame Street Premiered on PBS (1969)

Great Wall of China Opened for World Tourism (1970)

11

Remembrance Day

Diwali

First Supernova Discovered (1572)

Feminist Leader Violet Clara McNaughton's Birthday (1879)

Inuit Vote for New Territory (1992)

12

Joseph Stalin Became Ruler of Soviet Union (1927)

World War II Battle of Guadalcanal Began (1942)

13

Montreal Captured by U.S. Forces (1775)

Artificial Snow First Used by Skiers (1946)

Laws for Segregation on Buses Ended (1956)

14

Artist Claude Monet's Birthday (1840)

Moby Dick Published (1851)

15

Pack Your Mom's Lunch Day

Largest War Protest in History (1969)

Levesque Became First Separatist Premier (1976)

16

Button Day

International Day for Tolerance

Oodaaq Island Discovered (1978)

Northern Dancer Died (1990)

17

Homemade Bread Day

Take a Hike Day

Queen Elizabeth I Ascended Throne (1558)

Suez Canal Opened in Egypt (1869)

18

William Tell Shot the Apple (1307)

Antarctica Discovered (1820)

Mickey Mouse's Birthday (1928)

19

Abraham Lincoln Delivered the Gettysburg Address (1863)

Politician Indira Gandhi's Birthday (1917)

20

National Children's Day

Politician Sir Wilfrid Laurier's Birthday (1841)

Astronomer Edwin Hubble's Birthday (1889)

Cuban Missile Crisis Ended (1962)

21

World Hello Day

Writer Voltaire's Birthday (1694)

First Hot-Air Balloon Flight (1763)

He Shoots! He Scores! Hewitt's Birthday (1902)

22

Mount St. Helens Erupted (1842)

23

Zoom Lens Patented (1948)

24

Darwin's Origin of the Species Published (1859)

HMCS Shawinigan Sunk (1944)

25

Wind-Up Car Patented (1881)

Jazz Singer Holly Cole's Birthday (1963)

Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women Launched (2009)

26

National Hockey League Founded (1917)

Cartoonist Charles Schulz's Birthday (1922)

Mr. Dressup's Birthday (1927)

First Métis Woman in Senate (1997)

27

Buy Nothing Day

Astronomer Anders Celsius's Birthday (1701)

Nobel Prize Established (1895)

Musician Jimi Hendrix's Birthday (1942)

28

Red Planet Day

Ferdinand Magellan Passed through Magellan Strait (1520)

Canada Post Issued First Post Cards (1871)

Mumbai Attacks (2008)

29

Author Louisa May Alcott's Birthday (1832)

Jewish Homeland Established in Palestine (1947)

30

Author Mark Twain's Birthday (1835)

Author Lucy Maud Montgomery's Birthday (1874)

Politician Winston Churchill's Birthday (1874)

 

 

 

 

 


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