Day Guide for Monday November 20th 2023 What are the holidays on November 20th 2023?

This is our day guide for Monday November 20th 2023 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

Holidays on November 20th 2023

Argentina: Day of National Sovereignty

Anniversary of the 1845 Battle of Vuelta de Obligado

Belize: Garifuna Settlement Day (in lieu)

Celebrates the settlement of the Garifuna people in Belize after being exiled from the Grenadines


Brazil (regional): Black Awareness Day

Zumbi dos Palmares was a warlord in the independent kingdom of Palmares. This kingdom had been founded in the seventeenth century by slaves insurgents in the north-eastern Brazil. This day celebrates the first liberation of slaves.


India (regional): Chhath Puja

Chhath is an important Hindu festival dedicated to the worship of the Sun god and his wife.


Iraq (regional): Public Holiday

Kurdistan. a public holiday has been declared due to the high probability of torrential rains.

Latvia: National Day (in lieu)

Marks the declaration of independence from German and Russian occupation after the end of the first world war

Mexico: Revolution Day

Celebrates the beginning of the Mexican Revolution in 1910. Observed the third Monday of November

Monaco: H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince's Day (in lieu)

This the National Day of Monaco. It marks the official ascension of Prince Albert II to the throne on 19 November 2005

Observances on November 20th 2023

United Nations: Africa Industrialization Day 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Africa Industrialization Day 

USA: National Absurdity Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Absurdity Day

USA: National Peanut Butter Fudge Day

National Peanut Butter Fudge Day is a day to celebrate the sweet and nutty goodness of this classic American dessert.

United Nations: Universal Childrens Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Universal Childrens Day

Israel: Ben-Gurion Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Ben-Gurion Day in Israel.

United Kingdom: St Edmund's Day

The brave King Edmund was killed by Danish invaders on November 20th 869 after refusing to denounce his Christianity.

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General Information for November 20th 2023
There are 8 public holidays today.
Day 324 of 2023
41 days left in 2023
Week 47 of the year
On this Day in History
1992 – In England, a fire breaks out in Windsor Castle, badly damaging the castle and causing over £50 million worth of damage.
1989 - Velvet Revolution: The number of protesters assembled in Prague, Czechoslovakia swells from 200,000 the day before to an estimated half-million.
1859 - Billy the Kid is probably born on this day.
1407 – A truce between John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans is agreed upon under the auspices of John, Duke of Berry. Orléans would be assassinated three days later by Burgundy.