November to the Anglo-Saxons was known as 'Wind monath' (wind month). It was also known as and 'blod monath' because it was the time when cattle were slaughtered for winter food.
November's birthstone is the topaz.
It was the nineth month in the old Roman calendar, it got it's name from the latin word 'novem' meaning nine.
Its birth flower is the chrysanthemum. (see picture left)
November starts on the same day of the week as March every year.
In the United States and Canada, it is National Beard Month or No Shave Month. Australians have a similar month were they grow a mustache instead of a full beard.
In Finland they call November 'marraskuu' which translates as 'month of the dead'
November is the eleventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and has 30 days.
November in the Southern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent of May in the Northern Hemisphere.
American celebrate thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday of November.