Sunday, November 1, 2009

November Fun Facts

  • Thanksgiving was first celebrated in the U.S. in 1789.

  • The ancient Roman calendar listed November as the ninth month.
  • The birthstone for November is the topaz.

  • John F. Kennedy was assassinated in November 1963.

  • Lincoln’s Gettysburg address was given in November 1863.

  • The US and Canada celebrate the end of WWI on November 11.

  • Winter once began on November 11, according to the calendar of ancient Rome.
Have a great November, all!

1 comment:

Matty said...

And I was born.

Not exactly a historical and noteworthy moment.