plus Daily Celebration Ideas*
SELECT your topic.
THINK "What do I know?"
FOLLOW text links to learn more.
CONSIDER related personal experiences.
CONNECT your ideas with other items of interest.
START WRITING, additional thoughts will naturally flow.
It happened in november...
Nov. 1 / 1512 - Sistine Chapel opens to the public / 1765 - Parliament enacts the Stamp Act / Plan your Epitaph Day
Nov. 2 / 1902 - First gas powered "Locomobile" hits the road / 1947 - Spruce Goose flies / Look for Circles Day / Deviled Egg Day
Nov. 3 / 1948 - Dewey mistakenly declared president / 1957 - Soviet dog in space /Sandwich Day
Nov. 4 / 1922 - Entrance to King Tut's tomb discovered / 1995 - Yitzhak Rabin assassinated / King Tut Day / Candy Day
Nov. 5 / 1994 - 45 yr. old George Foreman becomes oldest heavyweight champion. / 2007 - Writers' strike stalls production of TV shows and movies / American Football Day / Guy Fawkes Day
Nov. 6 / 1854 - John Phillip Sousa is born / 1977 - Dam gives way in Georgia / Saxophone Day
Nov. 7 / 1991 - NBA star, Magic Johnson, announces he has AIDs / 1972 - Nixon re-elected president / Hug a Bear Day / Tongue Twister Day
Nov. 8 / 1793 - Louvre museum opens / 1960 - John F. Kennedy elected president / Cook Something Bold Day / Dunce Day
Nov. 9 / 1938 - Nazis launch "Night of Broken Glass" / 1965 - The Great Northeast Blackout / Chaos Never Dies Day / Young Reader's Day
Nov. 10 / 1903 - Mary Anderson patents the windshield wiper / 1969 - Sesame Street debuts / Forget-Me-Not Day / USMC Day
Nov. 11 / 1918 - World War I ends / 1933 - Massive dust storm sweeps South Dakota / Origami Day / Veterans Day
Nov. 12 / 1954 - Ellis Island immigration center closes / 2001 - Rockaway plane crash / Chicken Soup for the Soul Day / Pizza with the Works Day
Nov. 13 / 1861 - President Lincoln snubbed by general / 1955 - Whoopi Goldberg is born / World Kindness Day
Nov. 14 / 1851 - Moby-Dick published / 2006 - Last drive-in "Pig Stand" closes in Texas / Guacamole Day / Pickle Day
Nov. 15 / 1777 - Articles of Confederation adopted / 1965 - New land speed record set / Recycles Day / Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day / Sadie Hawkins Day
Nov. 16 / 1945 - German rocket scientists brought to U.S. / 2001 - First Harry Potter film opens / National Button Day
Nov. 17 / 1869 - Suez Canal opens / 1968 - The Heidi Bowl / Take a Hike Day / World Peace Day
Nov. 18 / 1883 - Railroads create the first time zones / Use Less Stuff Day
Nov. 19 / 1863 - Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address / 1969 - Pele scores 1,000th goal / Have a Bad Day / Toilet Day
Nov. 20 / 1945 - Nuremberg Trials begin / 1982 - Cal beats Stanford as band blocks the field / Absurdity Day / Universal Children's Day
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May we prompt you?
Extra Extra - Read all about it... then write a newsworthy article answering the expository questions of "Who, What, When, Where and Why".
Persuasive Essay - Research a controversial event. Identify a difference of opinions from your study, take a position, then present and defend your argument.
Historical Fiction - Using the framework of a "day in time", create your own characters and plot structure... start writing.
*Party Planner - Given the assignment to plan for a particular celebration, submit a detailed proposal to your prospective client.
*Daily Celebrations - Create your own party blog complete with creative party ideas. Include detailed descriptions of the planned activities.
Nov. 21 / 1877 - Edison's first great invention, the phonograph is patented / False Confession Day / World Hello Day
Nov. 22 / 1963 - President John F. Kennedy assassinated / 1988 - Stealth bomber unveiled / Antarctic Day / Go for a Ride Day
Nov. 23 / 1936 - First issue of Life is published / 1990 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory creator, Roald Dahl, dies / Eat a Cranberry Day / Cashew Day
Nov. 24 / 1932 - FBI crime lab opens / 1963 - Jack Ruby kills Lee Harvey Oswald / Tie One On Day / Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 25 / 1952 - Storm of the century hits Eastern U.S. / 1999 - International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women / Parfait Day / Black Friday
Nov. 26 / 1922 - Archaeologists enter tomb of King Tut / 1941 - Thanksgiving Holiday established / Shopping Reminder Day
Nov. 27 / 1095 - Pope Urban II orders first crusade / 2007 - Indy 500 champ wins Dancing with the Stars / Bavarian Cream Pie Day / Pins and Needles Day
Nov. 28 / 1520 - Magellan reaches the Pacific / 1979 - Sight-seeing plane crashes over Antarctica / Make Your Own Head Day / Red Planet Day
Nov. 29 / 1963 - Warren Commission established to investigate Kennedy assassination / 1991 - Dust storm causes massive pile-up in California. / Electronic Greeting Card Day / Square Dance Day
Nov. 30 / 1874 - Winston Churchill born / 1950 - President Truman refuses to rule out atomic weapons / Computer Security Day / Stay at Home Because You're Well Day