Saturday, November 01, 2008

November Is...

...American Indian Heritage Month (United States)

...Black Catholic History Month (worldwide)

...New York State History Month (United States0

...Family Stories Month
(Check out Passing It On; a great site dedicated to preserving, celebrating and sharing family and personal history.)

...National Adoption Month (United States)

November 1: All Saints' Day (Christianity)

November 2: All Souls' Day (Christianity)
Día de los Muertos (Mexico)
Daylight Saving Time Ends

November 4: Election Day (United States)

November 5: Guy Fawkes Night (Britain and New Zealand)

November 11: Remembrance Day/Veterans Day

November 16: Dutch-American Heritage Day

November 27: Thanksgiving Day (United States)
Family Health History Day (United States)

November 28: National Day of Listening (United States)

November 30: First Sunday of Advent (Christianity)
St. Andrew's Day (Scotland)

Do any of the above events feature in or affect your heritage, culture, or family history?

Deadlines for Carnivals and Other Events:

Posted November 2 - Polish History and Culture Challenge

Posted November 4 - the 59th Edition of the Carnival of Genealogy - Politics and Our Ancestors

Posted November 15 - the 7th Edition of the "I Smile for the Camera" Carnival - Oh, Baby!

Posted November 17 - the 60th Edition of the Carnival of Genealogy - Alzheimer's Disease

Posted November 17 - the 11th Edition of the Cabinet of Curiosities

Posted November 25 - the 10th Edition of the Carnival of Irish Heritage & Culture - For the Love of Ireland

Posted November 26 - Thanksgiving Meme and a Game of Tag

Posted November 27 - the 13th Edition of the Carnival of Central and Eastern European Genealogy - What Resources are You Thankful for in Your Genealogical Research?

Heads Up! The submissions for the 2nd Edition of the Canadian Genealogy Carnival ("My Famous Canadian Ancestor") are due December 7th.

November 1 - Data Backup Day

Read the latest "Today is Backup Day!" post by Thomas MacEntee of Destination: Austin Family.

Scanfest will resume after the holidays on Sunday, January 25th, 2009
from 11 AM to 2 PM, Pacific Standard Time

Go here to add the above deadlines and dates to your Google Calendar,
courtesy of Thomas MacEntee of Destination: Austin Family.