Around November 17, the Leonids meteor shower reaches its peak.
In 1863, Abraham Lincoln, declared the last Thursday of November to be
a National Day of
"Harper's Bazaar" issue #1 was published in November of 1867. It was America's first fashion-oriented magazine.
In 1930 the Bank of Italy became the Bank of America National Trust and Savings Association, now known as the Bank of America.
Parker Brothers launched the board game of Monopoly in 1935.
November 3, 1956 The Wizard of Oz was shown on television for the first time.
A baby turkey is called a poult.
A full grown turkey has about 3,500 feathers.
Only male turkeys gobble. They do so to attract female turkeys.
Turkeys can see 270 degrees around themselves.
Germany, Japan, Korea, Liberia and Puerto Rico all celebrate Thanksgiving.