Monday, 25 Mar 2019

November 23, Historical and Unique Specialty of the Day

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Black Friday

Celebrated a Day after Thanksgiving Day

Black Friday is an informal name for the day following Thanksgiving Day. “Black Friday” did not become widely recognised or used until the 1980s or later in some regions. Black Friday has routinely been the busiest shopping day of the year in the United States since 2005.

Black Friday

Black Friday Quotes

If men liked shopping, they’d call it research. ~Cynthia Nelms

We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs. ~Gloria Steinem

The hardest thing is to take less when you can get more. ~Kin Hubbard

“Happiness is not in money, but in shopping.” — Marilyn Monroe

“Fashion has two purposes: comfort and love. Beauty comes when fashion succeeds.” ― Coco Chanel

“Happiness is not in money, but in shopping.” — Marilyn Monroe

A bargain is something you can’t use at a price you can’t resist. ~Franklin P. Jones

We used to build civilizations. Now we build shopping malls. ~Bill Bryson

Creditors have better memories than debtors. ~Benjamin Franklin

Fibonacci Day

Celebrated on 23rd November every Year

November 23 is celebrated as Fibonacci day because when the date is written in the mm/dd format (11/23), the digits in the date form a Fibonacci sequence: 1,1,2,3. A Fibonacci sequence is a series of numbers where a number is the sum of the two numbers before it. For example: 1, 1, 2, 3…is a Fibonacci sequence. Here, 2 is the sum of the two numbers before it (1+1). Similarly, 3 is the sum of the two numbers before it (1+2).

Fibonacci Day

7 Beautiful Examples Of The Fibonacci Sequence In Nature

  • Shells
  • Trees
  • Flower Pistils
  • Flower Petals
  • Leaves
  • Storms
  • Human Face

National Flossing Day

Celebrated on Fourth Friday of November every Year

National Flossing Day puts the focus on how important it is to care for your dental hygiene.  This day was recommended by The American Dental Association and was celebrated since 2000.

National Flossing Day

Flossing Quotes

I hate it when my dentist asks when the last time I flossed was. I’m like, dude, you don’t remember? you were there.

Lying through your teeth does not count as flossing!

flossing once a day increases your life expectancy by 6 years

I don’t always floss, but when I do, I have a dentist appointment

Don’t choose favorited.. every tooth deserves to be flossed.

It’s better to floss one minute a day, 365 days a year.. not 365 minutes, one day a year

“it looks as if you have been flossing your teeth too much,” said no dentist ever.

You Don’t have to floss all of your teeth.. just the ones you want to keep

A man loses his illusions first, his teeth second, and his follies last. ~Helen Rowland

I won’t have to brush my teeth or floss tonight. Any food trapped in my teeth got knocked out. ~Charles Thomas

Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth. ~Mallory Hopkins

Day of Listening

Celebrated a Day after Thanksgiving Day

Americans are encouraged to set aside time to record the stories of their families, friends, and local communities. when families are more likely to spend time together.

Day of Listening

Listening Quotes

“The word ‘listen’ contains the same letters as the word ‘silent’.” ― Alfred Brendel

“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” ― Ernest Hemingway

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ― Stephen R. Covey,

There is a difference between listening and waiting for your turn to speak – Simon Sinek

Listening is a positive act: you have to put yourself out to do it. – David Hockney

“Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.” ― Bernard M. Baruch

“It takes a great man to be a good listener.”  ― Calvin Coolidge

“There’s a lot of difference between listening and hearing.” ― G. K. Chesterton

“The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard.” ― William Hazlitt

You’re Welcome Giving Day

Celebrated a Day after Thanksgiving Day

You’re Welcome Day encourages us to simply say “You’re welcome”. It helps to put manners back into society. This very special day comes the day after Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving Day we say “Thanks” for what we have.  So, it only seems natural, that “You’re Welcome” immediately follows a thank you.

Welcome Giving Day

Welcome Quotes

A smile is the universal welcome. – Max Eastman

The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. – Emily Dickinson

Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler. – Denis Waitley

Welcome those big, sticky, complicated problems. In them are your most powerful opportunities. – Ralph Marston

Sinkie Day

Celebrated a Day after Thanksgiving Day

Sinkie by definition, One who occasionally dines over the kitchen sink. That’s a perfect excuse for a day after Thanksgiving day to enjoy a quick meal near the sink.

Sinkie Day

Cashew Day

Celebrated on 23rd November every Year

National Cashew Day is only celebrated nationwide in the United States of America since 2015.

cashew day

Maize Day

Celebrated a Day after Thanksgiving Day

National Maize Day was started by artist Corinne Lightweaver in 2004. Unlike other food and plant life, corn was common across the Americas. It was a central food source used by all the nations and an important part of their everyday diet. It is also a day to celebrate the traditional crops and foods of Native Americans.

Maize Day

Eat A Cranberry Day

Celebrated on 23rd November every Year

The fruit of the cranberry plant is a berry that is larger than the leaves and is initially white but when ripe, turns a deep red.  Studies say that extracts containing cranberry may have anti-aging effects.

Eat A Cranberry Day

Systems Engineer Day

Celebrated on last Friday of November

This Day is celebrated to honor Systems engineers who make a tremendous contribution to the world.

System Engineer Day

Espresso Day

Celebrated on 23rd November every Year

Angelo Moriondo invented Espresso coffee machine and got its popularity in 1884. Espresso Day was created to honor this invention and the wonderful man who made it all possible. True, the machine has undergone multiple upgrades and innovations since then. From Turin, Italy this beverage spread throughout the world, earning a place of prominence in Europe, the USA, and eventually the world at large.

Espresso Day

Buy Nothing Day

Celebrated on Friday after Thanksgiving day

Anyone who has ever seen what happens in North America during the Black Friday sales understands all too well why it was high time that we take a step back and look at ourselves, our behavior, and contemplate the meaning of all of the Black Friday madness.

“Buy Nothing Day” was to express their objection to our consumer-based culture.

Buy Nothing Day

A Blue Christmas

Celebrated from 22nd November – 31st December

“A Blue Christmas” popular to describe Christmas blues, this holiday is for those who work in law enforcement, such as police, firefighters, EMTs, and 911 dispatchers.

Blue Chrismas Day

 

History

On November 23, 1936, the first issue of the pictorial magazine Life is published, featuring a cover photo of the Fort Peck Dam by Margaret Bourke-White.

At its peak, Life had a circulation of over 8 million and it exerted considerable influence on American life in the beginning and middle of the 20th century.

Life Magazine first copy - Fort Peck Dam by Margaret Bourke-White.

 

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