All About November 20th – Holidays, Horoscope and History

All About November 20th

Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

Hey everyone! Thanks for stopping by Time for the Holidays. Today we will discuss the holidays, horoscope and history of November 20th. First we will list the day’s holidays and observances and the history behind them. Then we will list the traits of a Scorpio which happens to be the horoscope sign of  anyone born today. Then we will move on to historical events, random trivia, celebrity birthdays, inventions and popular songs and movies of the day. Hope you find it interesting!

November 20th Holidays

  • Africa Industrialization Day
    Africa Industrialization Day is celebrated on November 20 each year. It is a time when governments raise awareness about the importance of Africa’s industrialization and the challenges faced by the continent. Learn more at
  • Beautiful Day
    If you wake up on November 20th and it’s cold and dreary outside,, it’s ok! Why? Because you are going to make it a beautiful day! Smile at a stranger, post something nice to someone on social media. Do whatever you can to make it a beautiful day for someone else and yourself!
  • Future Teachers of America Day
    Sponsored by The Future Teachers of America, today on November 20th we celebrate teachers and choosing teaching as a career path. 
  • Globally Organized Hug a Runner Day
    This day on November 20th was created Adam Goucher and Tim Catalano, founders of Run The Edge, The goal of this day is to raise money and awareness for organizations that help children. A second goal a running event, where Run The Edge gives away $500 to participants on the day and on each of the nine days preceding it. To be eligible, one must walk or run a 5K on each day they are participating and then must enter info about it into the Run The Edge Tracker. At the end of each race, you are encouraged to hug the other runners! So make sure you are wearing your deodorant that day!
  • Name Your PC Day
    Many of us name our cars or other inanimate items that we rely on everyday. Today, you are urged to name your computer. These days a computer is our best friend in many ways, whether you work on it, play games on it, socialize on it or do whatever you do on it so why not give it a name? What are you going to name yours today?
  • National Absurdity Day
    On November 20th you are encouraged to pay attention to all things absurd. Think of something absurd that needs to be changed. Like why do women have to wear high heels? Why do men wear ties? Why is going to a doctor for physical illness ok but not mental health? List the things you find absurd in today’s world. Get a conversation going.
  • National Peanut Butter Fudge Day
    Today on November 20th we celebrate peanut butter fudge. So here is a recipe to help you celebrate
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance
    Observed annually on November 20th to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia. The day was founded to draw attention to the continued violence endured by transgender people. Learn more at
  • Universal Children’s Day
    United Nations has designated every November 20 as Universal Children’s Day. It’s a time to promote togetherness around the world, awareness of the problems children face in every corner of the globe, and improve the welfare for all children. Learn more at

November 20th 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 Gosling, Christopher Columbus,  Bill Gates, Pablo Picasso Julia Roberts, Hillary Clinton, Caitlyn Jenner, Whoopi Goldberg, Marie Curie, Condoleezza Rice and Owen Wilson.

What do these celebrities, musicians and politicians
all have in common?

Joe Biden (48554137807) (cropped)Robert F. Kennedy 1964Joe Walsh Troubadour 2012Bo Derek (33140766680) (cropped)Sean Young LF

November 20th Trivia

  • 1925 – Robert F. Kennedy, Former United States Attorney General was born in Brookline,MA.

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  • 1942 – Joe Biden, Former United States Senator was born in Scranton, PA.
  • 1945 – Trials against 24 Nazi war criminals start at the Palace of Justice at Nuremberg.
  • 1947 – Joe Walsh, American singer from the band, “The Eagles” was born in Wichita, KS.
  • 1947 – The Princess Elizabeth marries Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, who becomes the Duke of Edinburgh, at Westminster Abbey in London.
  • 1948: Samuel E. Wright, the voice of Sebastian the crab for Disney’s 1989
    animated classic The Little Mermaid, is born in Camden, South Carolina.
  • 1956 – Bo Derek, American film actress known for her role in the movie, “Ten” was born in Long Beach, Ca.
  • 1959 – Sean Young, American actress was born in Louisville, KY.
  • 1968 – A total of 78 miners are killed in an explosion at the Consolidated Coal Company’s No. 9 mine in Farmington, West Virginia in the Farmington Mine disaster.
  • 1983 – The song, “All Night Long” by Lionel Richie was the #1 song on the billboards.
  • 1985 –  Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released.
  • 1992 – A fire breaks out in Windsor Castle in England, causing over $50 million worth of damage to the castle.
  • 1995 – Michael Clifford, Australian singer-songwriter and musician and member of the Australian pop rock band, 5 Seconds of Summer was born.
  • 1996 – Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame is released in France.
  • 1998 – Disney/Pixar’s A Bug’s Life is generally released.
  • 2013 –  Sylvia Browne, American author and medium, passes away in San Jose, California, from Congestive heart failure.
  • 2019 – President Donald Trump’s live impeachment inquiry continues.
  • 2021 – Biden is undergoing his annual physical at the Walter Reed military hospital and will be under anesthesia for a colonoscopy which will lead Kamala Harris to be the first woman to hold presidential power while he is under in the United States.

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

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