The name ‘November’ comes from the Latin for nine (novem), as it was the ninth month of the Roman calendar. Later, the Roman senate elected to name the eleventh month for Caesar.
On November 6, 1869, the first intercollegiate football game was played in the United States between Rutgers and Princeton.
Observed during the second week in November, National Split Pea Soup Week celebrates exactly what you’d think it does: that yummy green potage.
There is no mention of the month of November in any of Shakespeare’s plays or sonnets.
November has been designated National Novel Writing Month and National Blog Posting Month.