All About November 19th – Holidays, Horoscope and History

All About November 19th

Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

Hello! Welcome to Time for the Holidays. We have a page for each day and today we will be talking about November 19th! We will go over the day’s holidays and observances and the history behind them. If you were born today then Happy Birthday! We will go over the day’s horoscope traits for the zodiac sign Scorpio. We will also talk about the day’s historical events, celebrity birthdays, popular songs and movies from November 17th along with other random trivia. Hope you find it interesting!

November 19th Holidays

  • “Have a Bad Day” Day
    Today on November 19th is a silly holiday created by Thomas Roy and Ruth of Wellcat.com. They created this day with the idea of giving those who work customer service swish people a bad day instead of a good day, just to  break up the monotony of each day.
  • Equal Opportunity Day
    November 19th is the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, so today has been designated Equal Opportunity Day. In Lincoln’s words, “it is altogether fitting and proper” that we should use this day to rededicate ourselves to the firm establishment of equal opportunity for all.”
  • International Men’s Day
    International Men’s Day is a global holiday celebrated annually on November 19th to recognize and celebrate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of men. Learn more at https://internationalmensday.com/.
  • National Blow Bagpipes Day
    Have you ever tried to play bagpipes? Well, on November 19th you are encouraged to try. So if you have any hidden away somewhere or know someone who does, then get them out and give it a try today. Or you could just listen to some bagpipe music today.
  • National Carbonated Beverage with Caffeine Day
    If you aren’t a coffee drinker, than you can probably really appreciate this day. So many people rely on coffee to wake them up in the morning, but for those of us who don’t, grabbing that soda is just the right fix. Maybe not so healthy, but a still a jump start to the day.
  • National Macchiato Day
    Caffè macchiato, is an espresso coffee drink with a small amount of milk, usually foamed. And today on November 19th we celebrate it!
  • Play Monopoly Day
    In 1903, American antimonopolist Lizzie Magie created a game to help explain the single-tax theory of Henry George. She intended the game to be an educational tool to illustrate the negative aspects of concentrating land in private monopolies. Since then the game has been played by millions. Today you can celebrate by playing a game with your friends or family. Learn some fun Monopoly Trivia here.
  • Rocky and Bullwinkle
    On November 19th,1959 at 5:30pm Rocky & His Friends was broadcast for the first time – So on November 19th we celebrate National Rocky & Bullwinkle Day. Join their Facebook  Page. 
  • Women’s Entrepreneurship Day
    Women’s Entrepreneurship Day is a day on which the work of women entrepreneurs is observed and discussed, held on the nineteenth of November of each year.  Learn more at https://www.womenseday.org/.
  • World Toilet Day
    This holiday might make ya giggle. I mean who can say toilet, poop or potty without giggling, right? but actually today does have an important aim, no pun intended. World Toilet Day is actually an official United Nations international observance annually on November 19th to inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Worldwide. Learn more at https://www.worldtoiletday.info/.

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November 19th Zodiac Sign

See who you are compatible with, what your colors are, what personality traits you might have and which famous celebrities share your Zodiac sign.

If you were born today then you are a Scorpio.

Date range: October 23 – November 21 (Occasionally Nov 22 falls into Scorpio too.)

SCORPIO POSTER

Element: Water

Quality: Fixed

Color: Scarlet, Red, Rust

Day: Tuesday

Ruler: Pluto, Mars

Greatest Overall Compatibility: Taurus, Cancer

Lucky Numbers: 8, 11, 18, 22

Personality Traits:  Smart, resourceful, very brave, passionate, but can be really stubborn, jealous, sometimes even violent and doesn’t trust many people.

Famous Scorpios: Leonardo DiCaprio, Anne Hathaway, Ryan Gossling, Christopher Columbus,  Bill Gates, Pablo Picasso Julia Roberts, Hillary Clinton, Caitlyn Jenner, Whoopi Goldberg, Marie Curie, Condoleeza Rice and Owen Wilson.

What do these celebrities have in common?

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November 19th Trivia

  • 1831 – James A. Garfield, 20th U.S. President was born in Moreland Hills, OH.
  • 1863 – American Civil War: U.S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the dedication ceremony for the military cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 58 edsel pacer
  • 1881 – A meteorite lands near the village of Grossliebenthal, southwest of Odessa, Ukraine.
  • 1933 – Larry King, American television host was born in Brooklyn, New York City, NY.
  • 1938 – Ted Turner, American media mogul was born in Cincinnati, OH.
  • 1942 – Calvin Klein, American fashion designer was born in New York City, NY.
  • 1946 – Afghanistan, Iceland and Sweden join the United Nations.
  • 1950 – US General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes Supreme Commander of NATO-Europe.
  • 1959 – The Ford Motor Company announces it will discontinue the Edsel.
  • 1959 – Rocky & Bullwinkles debuts.
  • 1961 – Meg Ryan, American actress was born in Fairfield, CT.
  • 1962 – Jodie Foster. American actress was born in Los Angeles, CA.
  • 1969 – Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean land at Oceanus Procellarum (the “Ocean of Storms”) and become the third and fourth humans to walk on the Moon.
  • 1977 – Close Encounters of the Third Kind was the #1 movie at the box office.
  • 1989 – Tyga, American rapper was born in Compton, CA.
  • 1996 – Star Trek: First Contact was the #1 movie at the box offices.
  • 1998 –The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton for his affair with Monica Lewinsky.
  • 1998 – Vincent van Gogh’s Portrait of the Artist Without Beard sells at auction for US$71.5 million.
  • 2006 – Nintendo’s first video game console with motion control, the Wii, is released.
  • 2017 – Della Reese, American singer and actress passes away in Los Angeles, California, at age 86.
  • 2017 – Charles Manson, American cult leader and mass murderer dies in prison from colon cancer.
  • 2020 – The Supernatural series starring Jared Padalecki as Sam Winchester and Jensen Ackles as Dean Winchester, concluded on November 19, 2020, with 327 episodes aired.

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