All About November 21st – Holidays, Horoscope and History

All About November 21st

Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

Happy November 21st everyone! Today we will go over the day’s holidays and observances and the history behind them. Then we will go over today’s horoscope sign which is Scorpio. Then we will list the day’s history, famous birthdays, popular songs and movies throughout history on this day and other fun random trivia.

November 21st Holidays

  • Alascattalo Day
    Alascattalo Day honors a fictitious animal that is a cross between a moose and a walrus, that is said to have been bred by miners during the Alaskan Gold Rush. This funny holiday was created by Writer Steven C. Levi. Every year there is a Parade in to celebrate the Alasacattalo in Anchorage, Alaska which is known as the longest running shortest parade because it is only about four minutes long. There are some pictures of this parade at the FB Page. 
  • False Confession Day
     On November 20th you are supposed to be funny and shock friends or family by falsely confessing to something you did not do. Just a silly prank to give some people some laughs.
  • National Gingerbread Day
    Today on November 21st we celebrate gingerbread men. You can learn the History of Gingerbread here. 
  • National Red Mitten Day (Canada)
    On November 21st, Hudson’s Bay founded a holiday called  National Red Mitten Day to encourage Canadians to show their support for Canadian athletes and share their national pride through the tradition of wearing the company’s Red Mittens. Sales from these mittens go to support Canadian athletes. You can find the mittens on their Facebook page
  • National Stuffing Day
    On November 21st we celebrate stuffing! With Thanksgiving coming, it’s a good day to figure out what recipe you will use in a couple days. Here is a recipe for Buttery Thanksgiving Stuffing.
  • Pumpkin Pie Day
    Another fun food holiday to celebrate right before Thanksgiving. November 21st celebrates Pumpkin Pie so here is a recipe for you to try out: Perfect Pumpkin Pie.
  • World Hello Day
  • World Television Day
    In December of 1996 the United Nations proclaimed  November 21st as World Television Day commemorating the date on which the first World Television Forum was held in 1996.

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November 21st 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.

November 21st Trivia

  • 1789 – North Carolina is admitted as the 12th U.S. state. BjörkCoachella
  • 1877 – Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound.
  • 1905 – Albert Einstein’s paper that leads to the mass–energy equivalence formula, E = mc², is published in the journal Annalen der Physik.
  • 1918 – The Flag of Estonia is formally adopted as the national flag of the Republic of Estoni
  • 1945 – Goldie Hawn, American actress was born in , Washington, D.C.
  • 1963 – Nicolette Sheridan, British actress was born in Worthing, United Kingdom.
  • 1965 – Björk, Icelandic singer-songwriter was born in  Reykjavik, Iceland.   Goldie Hawn 2011
  • 1966 – Troy Aikman, Football quarterback was born in West Covina, CA.
  • 1971 – Michael Strahan, Football defensive end and co host Kelly Ripa on talk show was born in Houston, Texas.
  • 1999 – The song, “Smooth” by Santana Featuring Rob Thomas was #1 on the billboards.
  • 1999 –  The movie, ” The World Is Not Enough,” was #1 at the box office.
  • 2017 – David Cassidy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist who played David in the tv series, “The Partridge Family” passes away in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at age 67 of liver failure while waiting for a liver to become available on the liver transplant list.

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

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