November 1st is known as World Vegan Day and Author’s Day.
We made it to day 305 of the year and there’s only 59 days left to go until we reach the new year.
Here we’re going to start the month off with some incredible historical events, famous births and deaths and so much more that made November 1 what it is today.
Did you know that on this day in 1800, John Adams became the first US president to move into the White House? At the time he moved in it was still known as the President’s Mansion.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about November 1st in history!
What memorable events happened on November 1 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Collins Dictionary announced “AI” as the most notable word in 2023.
Palau’s archipelago became the first country in the world to ban the use of sunscreen containing harmful chemicals that destroy reefs.
Jankenteam’s Alex Kidd in Miracle World was released in Japan for the Sega Master System.
At its release, Alex Kidd in Miracle World was one of the highest-rated 2D platformers. It was supposed to be a Dragon Ball game that tied into the manga series, but Sega’s Dragon Ball license expired during development. So instead of canning the game, they created an entirely new storyline!
The Arecibo Ionospheric Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, was officially opened.
The observatory held the largest single-aperture telescope in the world until China’s Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope surpassed it. The observatory was initially constructed to study the Earth’s ionosphere so that the US Department of Defence could better detect incoming missiles.
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Alex Wolff? See what other famous people were born on this day.
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
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Unfortunately, November 1st has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Søren Kierkegaard was a Danish philosopher born on May 5, 1813. He died on this day in 1855, at age 42 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Nov 1, 1855 (Age 42)
Below are the most famous quotes people have said or written on Nov 1st throughout history.
To make oneself hated is more difficult than to make oneself loved.
An artist need not be a minister or a collector in church, but he must have a warm heart for people.
If you can spare some time today, here are some unique holidays you could get involved with.
World Vegan Day
World Vegan Day was created in 1994 on the 50th anniversary of the creation of both the word vegan and the UK Vegan Society and has grown exponentially in importance ever since. The best thing to do on World Vegan Day is to look into adopting a more vegan diet!
National Author’s Day
Authors bring so much magic and wonder to our lives that it’s about time they have a day to honor them! If you’re an author, don’t be shy to shout it from the rooftops and do some shameless self-promotion. Otherwise, celebrate today by reading your favorite author’s books!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Our planet is overrun with chickens. Domesticated poultry has a total biomass of about three times greater than all wild bird species combined.
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on this day shares the same zodiac sign, Scorpio.
Scorpios make fantastic friends and lovers because they’ll always have your back! They go out of their way to protect and defend the people they are closest to.
Those of you that were born in November have the Topaz birthstone. Topaz is a very hard and durable gemstone and provides love and affection while also providing strength and intelligence.
Those who were born on this day were likely conceived the same year on February 8.
A baby that is conceived on November 1st, 2023, will likely be born around July 25th, 2024.