November is the 11th month of the year, it is well known to mark the beginning of Winter in the Northern hemisphere and dry (harmattan) season along the equator. Although, the November period may mean different things to people across the globe in terms of weather, this article covers three important events that everyone across the globe should watch out for in this month of November.
These following event days are worth looking out for this November and there's also some interesting facts about November included as bonus info.
3 Important Events to watch out for in November
- Cyber Monday
"Cyber Monday" was created by marketing companies to persuade people to shop online. On this day, online shops usually offer customers with great discounts to enhance patronage and awareness.
This year's Cyber Monday will be coming up on the 28th of November.
- World Top-Up Day
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This year's event even promises to be big and you should watch out for it.
- Black Friday
According to Wikipedia, The term “Black Friday” was coined in the 1960s to mark the kickoff to the Christmas shopping season. “Black” refers to stores moving from the “red” to the “black,” back when accounting records were kept by hand, and red ink indicated a loss, and black a profit.
For millions of people Black Friday is the time to do some serious Christmas shopping simply because of the great discounts and offers.
In Nigeria, top online stores like Jumia and Konga usually begin Black Friday sales by November 14th and customers do enjoy lots and lots of incredibly low prices of up to 80%. For quick access to these discounts, it is better to shop using the Jumia App as the website may become slow on such days due to traffic. (Download the latest Jumia App here).
Important facts about November
- November in the Northern Hemisphere is similar to May in the Southern Hemisphere.
- Elections are held in the United States on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
- The third Thursday of November is the Great American Smokeout where smokers are encouraged by the American Cancer Society to stop smoking on this day.
- Some Christian churches celebrate All Saint's Day on the first day of November and All Souls Day on the 2nd.
- Most, if not all, of the leaves have fallen off the trees by the end of November.
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