Events Calendar - November

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Date Event Index Notes
1st November All Saints' Day Christian This Christian day honours saints, known and unknown.  Saints are men and women recognised for lives of holiness and devotion to God or who were martyred for their faith.  
1st November Anniversary of the Revolution Algeria  
1st November National Day Antigua and Barbuda  
3rd November Independence Day Dominica  
3rd November National Day Micronesia, Federated States of  
3rd November National Day Panama  
4th November Dehwa Honina (Prosperity Feast) Mandaean The Mandaeans are an ancient religious community from southern Iraq and Iran.
4th November National Day Tonga  
9th November Independence Day Cambodia  
11th November Deepavali or Diwali - Festival of Lights Hindu, Sikh, Jain Australians of Hindu, Sikh, and Jain faiths celebrate Deepavali (Diwali), or the Festival of Lights.  This is a very popular festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil, light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance.
11th November Remembrance Day  Australia This day marks the anniversary of the armistice which ended the First World War (1914–18).  We observe one minute's silence at 11am in memory of the millions who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts.
11th November National Day Angola  
12th November Birth of Baha'u'llah (begins at sundown on 11 November) Baha'i On this day people of Baha'i faith refrain from work and celebrate the birth of their faith's founder.
16th November International Day for Tolerance United Nations "Tolerance does not mean indifference or a grudging acceptance of others.  It is a way of life based on mutual understanding and respect for others, and on the belief that global diversity is to be embraced, not feared."  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
18th November Proclamation of Independence Latvia  
18th November National Day Oman  
19th November National Day Monaco  
22nd November Independence Day Lebanon  
24th November Martyrdom (Shahidi) of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur, the 9th Guru, sacrificed his life to defend the religious freedom of another faith.
25th November Birth of Guru Nanak Dev Sahib Sikh Guru Nanak Dev was the founder of the Sikh faith and way of life.  Sikhism stresses the importance of doing good deeds rather than merely carrying out rituals.
25th November Statehood Day Bosnia and Herzegovina  
25th November Independence Day Suriname  
28th November National Day Albania  
28th November National Day Mauritania  
28th November Anniversary of the Proclamation of Independence Timor-Leste  
29th November First Sunday of Advent Christian Advent is observed with the lighting of advent candles, display of wreaths and special ceremonies.  Advent also anticipates the coming again to earth of Jesus Christ.
30th November St Andrew's Day Scotland St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland.  His feast day, 30 November, is the national day of Scotland.
30th November Independence Day Barbados  
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