On November 1, citizens of Bhutan celebrate the anniversary of the coronation of Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wamgchuk, the fifth and current reigning Druk Gyaplo (King of Bhutan). He officially ascended the throne in 2008. Druk Gyalpo's coronation anniversary is an official public holiday.
Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) is a two-day holiday celebrated in Mexico and regions with large Hispanic population on November 1 and 2. It coincides two Christian holidays, All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. However, Mexican Day of the Dead also has many traditions that originated in pre-Christian times.
All Saints' Day is a feast celebrated on November 1 by most Western churches, namely, the Catholic Church and a number of Protestant denominations. It has the highest rank in the liturgical calendar of the Roman Rite, the rank of a solemnity. All Saints' Day is observed as a public holiday in many countries.
International Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Awareness Day is annually observed on November 1. This observance was started in the USA by the Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Foundation as an annual activity opening National Epilepsy Awareness Month.
World Vegan Day is celebrated by vegans around the world on November 1. This annual observance was established in 1994 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Vegan Society based in the United Kingdom.