Happy November 1st – Holidays, Horoscope and History

All About November 1st

Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

November 1st Holidays

  • All Saints’ Day
    All Saints’ Day, also known as All Hallows’ Day, the Feast of All Saints, the Feast of All Hallows, the Solemnity of All Saints, and Hallowmas, is a Christian solemnity celebrated in honour of all the saints of the church, whether they are known or unknown.
  • Give Up Your Shoulds Day
    Today on November 1st we are encouraged to give up those “we should be doing this” thoughts running through our minds, and for today just live in the moment doing what you want to do. 
  • National Author’s Day
    November 1st is a day to recognize authors and all the storytelling they do to keep us entertained. Tell us who your favorite author is? Do you have a favorite book?
  • National Brush Day
    On November 1st you are encouraged to learn more about oral health and it couldn’t come at a better time then the day after Halloween when we have all just eaten way too much candy!
  • National Calzone Day
    On November 1st we celebrate Calzones so here is a recipe for you to try! https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/a26091626/easy-calzone-recipe/
  • National Deep Fried Clams Day
    On November 1st we celebrate fried clams. Fried clams are an iconic food in the New England states. If you are not from the Eastern states here is a recipe for you to try out! Clam Shack Fried Clams.
  • National Family Literacy Day
    This is celebrated each year on November 1st. This day encourages activities and events to urge families to read together.
  • National Go Cook For Your Pets Day
    Today on November 1st you are encouraged to cook a home cooked meal for your pet. Surprise them with some yummy warm food today. Make sure to check the list of foods that are bad for your dog or cat first though!
  • National Vinegar Day
    Today on November 1st we celebrate the benefits of vinegar. Whether you are using it for food or using it to clean vinegar is beneficial.
  • Prime Meridian Day
    The prime meridian line runs in Greenwich, London, and England. It is important because: It is the starting point for the measuring system called longitude. It is celebrated today because on  November 1st in 1884, representatives from 25 nations met at the International Meridian Conference in Washington, D.C., to agree upon “a meridian to be employed as a common zero of longitude and standard of time reckoning throughout the world.” 
  • World Vegan Day
    Vegans everywhere celebrate World Vegan Day on November 1st annually with the aim to show people the benefits of veganism for humans and the natural environment.

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November 1st 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.)


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.

This was the first-ever test of a thermonuclear device being detonated on November 1st, 1952. The location is still unknown.

November 1st Trivia, Famous Birthdays and Historical Events

  • 1179 – Philip II is crowned as ‘King of France’.
  • 1570 – The All Saints’ Flood devastates the Dutch coast.
  • 1611 – Shakespeare’s play The Tempest is performed for the first time, at Whitehall Palace in London.
  • 1800 – John Adams becomes the first President of the United States to live in the Executive Mansion, which is nZulu Bride and Bridegroom (National Geographic)ow called, The White House.
  • 1894 – Buffalo Bill, 15 of his Indians, and Annie Oakley were filmed by Thomas Edison in his Black Maria Studio in West Orange, New Jersey.
  • 1896 – A picture showing the bare breasts of a woman appears in National Geographic magazine for the first time.
  • 1952 – First large hydrogen bomb tested by the U.S.
  • 1955 – A bomb hidden in checked luggage of United Airlines Flight 629 exploded over Longmont, Colorado killing all 44 people on board.
  • 1941 – American photographer Ansel Adams takes a picture of a moonrise over the town of Hernandez, New Mexico that would become one of the most famous images in the history of photography.
  • 1960 –  President John F. Kennedy announces his idea of the Peace Corps public for the first time.
  • 1972 – Jenny McCarthy, American model, actress, author was born in  Evergreen Park, IL.
  • 1980 –  The song, “A Woman in Love” by Barbara Streisand was the #1 song on the billboard.
  • 1982 – Honda becomes the first Asian automobile company to manufacture cars in the United States when they open a factory in Marysville, Ohio. Their first manufactured car was a Honda Accord.
  • 1999 Walter Payton, Running back for the Chicago Bears American football team passed away from Cholangiocarcinoma in Barrington, Il.
  • 2020 – Trending on Twitter was a story about a bright yellow turtle that was found in West Bengal.

Thank you to our sources for info and graphics: Wiki, Pixabay and Checkiday.

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