November is: 

·         American Diabetes Month

·         Epilepsy Awareness Month

·         Learn Chinese Month

·         National AIDS Awareness Month

·         National Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month

·         National Pomegranate Month

·         National Adoption Month 

Special dates in November: 

11/01 (1993) The European Union is established. 

11/04 (1979) The U.S. embassy in Tehran, Iran is stormed by student followers of the Ayatollah.

11/06 (1917) The Russian Revolution begins.

11/08 (1793) The French government opens the Louvre museum to the public. 

11/10 (1970) The Great Wall of China opens for the first time to foreign tourists. 

11/11 (1918) The first World War, known as the Great War, ends with an agreement between the Allies and Germany. 

11/11 Veterans’ Day 

11/16 (1907) Oklahoma enters the United States as the 46th state. 

11/19 (1969) Brazilian soccer legend, Pele, scores his 1,000th professional goal in a game. 

11/22 (1963) The 35th American President, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, is assassinated in Dallas, Texas. 

11/23 Thanksgiving 

11/24 (1859) British naturalist, Charles Darwin, publishes his scientific work, “On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.” 

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