Monthly Trivia: November

The chill of November is slowly closing in and the holidays are at their peak.
  • November 2 is the only day of the year that was the birthday of two US presidents: Warren Harding (born 1865) and James Polk
  • November’s birthstone is the topaz and its flower the chrysanthemum
  • The zodiac signs for November are Scorpio (October 23 - November 21) and Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)
  • The Suez Canal opened, November 17, 1869.
  • Mark Twain, American author, was born November 30, 1835.
  • The board game Monopoly was first introduced on November 5, 1935 by the Parker Brothers.
  • November is called 'marraskuu' in Finland, which translates ‘month of the dead’.?
  • Manuel Quezon was inaugurated on November 15, 1935 as the first president of the Philippines.
  • Celebrities with birthdays on November include David Schwimmer (Nov. 2), Matthew McConaughey (Nov. 4), Emma Stone (Nov. 6), Leonardo DiCaprio (Nov. 11), Rachel McAdams (Nov. 17), Scarlett Johansson (Nov. 22)

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