List of Important Days in November 2023

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Jan 12, 2023, 17:46

There are several Important Days in November that are celebrated on a national and international level. While some of these days mark significant historical events, others are celebrated to create awareness around a particular topic. For people appearing in competitive exams, it is necessary to be aware of the Important Days in November.

November is the 11th month of the year and marks the beginning of many festivities, events, and celebrations in various parts of the world. To know about all the Important Days in November 2023, read the given information.

Important Days in November 2023

There are several Important Days in November that are designated by various national and international organizations. There are various festivals, holidays, and events in November month that you should be aware of. Find the details in the table shared below:

Date

Important Days in November 2023

1st November

World Vegan Day

All Saints’ Day

Melbourne Cup Day

5th November

World Tsunami Day

Bhupen Hazarika Death Anniversary

Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli’s Birthday

6th November

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

7th November

National Cancer Awareness Day

Infant Protection Day

8th November

World Radiography Day

Guru Nanak Dev’s Birth Anniversary

9th November

National Legal Services Day

10th November

World Public Transport Day

11th November

National Education Day

12th November

World Pneumonia Day

13th November

World Kindness Day

14th November

Children’s Day in India

World Diabetes Day

Jawahar Lal Nehru’s Birth Anniversary

17th November

National Epilepsy Day

International Students’ Day

19th November

World Toilet Day

International Men’s Day

20th November

Africa Industrialization Day

Universal Children’s Day

21st November

World Television Day

25th November

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

26th November

Constitution Day or Law Day (India)

29th November

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

30th November

St. Andrews Day

Important International Days in November 2023

The table above lists several Important Days in November that are celebrated on a national and international level. However, the given table only lists the international days in November:

Date

Event

1st November

World Vegan Day

All Saints’ Day

Melbourne Cup Day

2nd November

All Souls’ Day

5th November

World Tsunami Awareness Day

6th November

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

7th November

Infant Protection Day

World Cancer Awareness Day

10th November

World Public Transport Day

12th November

World Pneumonia Day

13th November

World Kindness Day

14th November

World Diabetes Day

19th November

World Toilet Day,

International Men’s Day

20th November

World Children’s Day

21st November

World Television Day

25th November

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

29th November

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

30th November

St. Andrews Day

Important Days in November Month 2023 - Details

Here, we have shared a brief overview of the November important days. Go through the given information to know more about the national and international days in November.

World Vegan Day (1st November)

This day commemorates the UK Vegan Society's 50th anniversary. World Vegan day was first celebrated on 1st November 2021 to spread awareness about veganism and its importance in a heavily dependent world on meat and dairy products.

All Saints' Day (1st November)

This is an important day for Christians worldwide, who celebrate this day in honor of all the saints and Christian martyrs. It is one of the most important days in November for Catholic Christians.

Melbourne Cup Day (1st November)

In Australia, a 3200-meter thoroughbred horse race is conducted on 1st November, every year. This day is known as Melbourne Cup Day or the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The first Melbourne Cup Day ever celebrated was on the first Tuesday of November in 1861.

All Souls' Day (2nd November)

For Catholic Christians, All Souls' Day is about remembering the departed souls and praying for them. It is also known as the Day of the Dead and is one of the most important days in November.

National Cancer Awareness Day (7th November)

On 7th November every year, India celebrates National Cancer Awareness Day to raise awareness about life-threatening diseases. The day was announced in September 2014 by the Union Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan. This day is one of the important days in November and marks the birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Marie Curie, whose research on radioactivity contributed to finding the treatment for cancer.

Children's Day (14th November)

Children's Day celebrates the young leaders - the building blocks of society. India celebrates it on 14th November, the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, fondly remembered as Chacha Nehru.

Universally, Children's Day is celebrated on 20th November. It marks the date of the Declaration of Child's Rights by the UN General Assembly in 1959. This is one of the most important days in November.

International Men's Day (19th November)

On 19th November, International Men's Day is observed globally to recognize and celebrate the achievement of men and their contributions to society. The idea is not to compete with Women's Day but to bring to light issues faced by men worldwide. These include toxic masculinity, mental health issues, and increased suicide rates.

Constitution Day (26th November)

One of the most important days in November, Constitution Day, observed on 26th November, is also known as the Samvidhan Divas or National Law Day in India. The Indian Constitution, adopted on 26th November 1949, came into effect on 26th January 1950. The day celebrates Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, who played a pivotal role in drafting the Constitution. It presents an opportunity to honor the Constitution and spread the thoughts and ideas of Dr. Ambedkar.

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FAQs on Important Days in November

Q1. What are the Important Days in November 2023?

There are several important days in November 2023, including World Tsunami Day, World Kindness Day, Children's Day in India, World Toilet Day, World Television Day, International Men's Day, World Children's Day, Constitution Day, National Cancer Awareness Day and more.

Q2. What special day is on 1st November?

On 1st November, there are three special days: World Vegan Day, All Saints' Day, and Melbourne Cup Day. All these days are celebrated on an international level and are among the most important days in November. On the national level, 1st November is celebrated as Rajyotsava Day (Karnataka Formation Day) in India.

Q3. What are the Important Days in November 2023 in India?

Children's Day, Students' Day, and Constitution Day are some of the important days in November 2023 in India. These days are celebrated on a national level in the country. Other special days in November include International Men's Day, World Kindness Day, etc.

Q4. Which day is celebrated as Children's Day in India?

Children's Day is celebrated in India on 14th November, on the birthday of Jawahar Lal Nehru. However, internationally, it is celebrated on 20th November as Universal Children's Day. This day is observed as one of the most important days in November because it marks the birth anniversary of Jawahar Lal Nehru.