Monday, November 1, 2010

Happy November 2010
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here are some interesting facts for the different years in November. Hope you have a wonderful and Thankful November.

November is the 11th month of the year.

It has 30 days.

It is derived from the Latin word 'Novembris' which means ninth.

It was the ninth month of the Roman calendar.

BIRTHSTONE: Topaz

FLOWER: Chrysanthemum

SYMBOLIZES: Fidelity

Some Interesting Things About November

President Polk and President Harding were both born on November 2nd, but 70 years apart!

The Saxons called November – “Blood Month”, because they sacrificed many animals to their gods in that month so legends say

The one an only Winston Churchill, Prime Minster of England was born November 30.1874.

World War I ended on the 11th day of the 11th month (November) at 11PM, in 1918

The dictator Francisco Franco died November 20, 1975

The infamous Berlin Wall began to come down on November 9, 1989

The first women police officers began working in Britain on November 27th, 1914

On November 5th 1935, Parker Brothers introduced the game Monopoly to the world

November 5th, 1959 the National Football league was formed with 8 teams: the Houston Oilers, New York

Titans, Buffalo Bills, Boston Patriots, Los Angeles Chargers, Dallas Texans, Oakland Raiders, and Denver Broncos

On November 13th 1952 the first press-on fingernails were sold

November 17th is National Take A Hike Day

On November 22nd, 1957 Simon & Garfunkel performed on the “American Bandstand” Show as “Tom & Jerry”. Bet ya never knew that one?

November 18th, 1963 Bell Telephone Company introduced to the public the push button phone

I hope you enjoyed this little bit of data, and one thing I want to remember this is November, month of Thanks Giving, may we really spend some time thanking our Father for all he has blessed our life with, from this first day of November until the very last day, may we be in a thankful Spirit the whole month.
Below I have given several Psalms with thanksgiving, may this get you into the mood of giving thanks, lots of love and hugs.

Ps 26:7 That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works.

Ps 50:14 Offer unto God thanksgiving; and pay thy vows unto the most High:

Ps 69:30 I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving.

Ps 95:2 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.

Ps 100:4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.

Ps 107:22 And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing.

Ps 116:17 I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the LORD.
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12 comments:

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Barbara, Interesting facts about November... I didn't know all of them...

I will tell you that my older brother used to talk about them getting one of the first Monopoly games in our small town --when it came out in 1935... People from all over town would go to our home to check out that NEW game.... (Before I was born ---in 1942).

Hugs,
Betsy

Mildred said...

Hi Barbara, A very informative post. Mama always said a little poem which helped us know how many days were in each month! I love the tidbit about Monopoly from you and blogger Betsy!

Theresa said...

I just love November and Thanksgiving. So much to be thankful for!

Carrie of Farming On Faith said...

Oh that was great fun.
Thanks for sharing.
Hope you are feeling well!

They call me "Deb" said...

I love stuff like this Barbara. Thank you so much for sharing these interesting November facts. Praying you have a GREAT November.
Hubs and blessings,
Deb

Camille said...

Fun post Barbara! You sure dug up a lot of facts for this month! :)

I especially like how you ended...with Scriptures of thankfulness. LOVELY! :)

Blessings,
Camille

Jan said...

Lovely post, Barbara, enjoyed the snippets of information.
And we are really on a fast trak to Christmas now!
Love and hugs,
Jan

A Gardner's Cottage said...

What a fun post! It is true you do learn something new everyday! Praying that you are doing well.

Nancy

Mountain Mama said...

November is one of my favorite months.

November means cooler days and beautiful colors outside. AND I love Thanksgiving!

blessings,
ashley

Aliene said...

I'll add another November fact, although it won't go down in history.
November 14th ~ Silas and Aliene's 52th Wedding Anniversary.

The facts were fun to read.
Love you

Sharon said...

Barb
This was a very interesting post.
I love the game of Monopoly.
We spent many a day playing it in the winter.
Enjoyed the verses also
Have a great day.

Dee said...

November is special to me because I will celebrate my 40th anniversary. Thank you for all the info...♥