October Daily Holidays and Observances

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Below are the October daily holidays and observances for 2017. Once the month is over, the information will be updated for 2018.

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October Daily Holidays and Observances

OCTOBER 1

Ashura: October 1
CD Player Day: October 1
Change A Light Day: October 1
Country Inn Bed & Breakfast Day: October 1
Fire Pup Day: October 1
International Day of Older Persons: October 1
Intergeneration Day: October 1
International African Diaspora Day: October 1
International Blessings of The Fishing Fleet Day: October 1
International Music Day: October 1
Model-T Day: October 1
National Book It! Day: October 1
National Lace Day: October 1
National Walk Your Dog Day: October 1
Vegan Baking Day: October 1
World Vegetarian Day: October 1
World Communion Day: October 1

OCTOBER 2

Child Health Day: October 2
Day of Unity: October 2
Guardian Angels Day: October 2
International Day of Non-violence: October 2
National Custodial Workers Day: October 2
Peanuts Day (Cartoon): October 2
Phileas Fogg’s Wager Day: October 2
Techie’s Day: October 2
World Day of Architecture: October 2
World Day of Bullying Prevention / Blue Shirt Day: October 2
World Farm Animals Day: October 2
World Habitat Day: October 2

OCTOBER 3

Techies Day: October 3

OCTOBER 4

Balloons Around The World Day: October 4
Blessing of The Animals Day: October 4
Improve Your Office Day: October 4
Kanelbullens Dag (Cinnamon Roll Day): October 4
National Kale Day: October 4
National Taco Day: October 4
National Ship in A Bottle Day: October 4
Pet Obesity Awareness Day: October 4
Sukkot: October 4
Ten – Four Day: October 4
Vodka Day: October 4
Walk To School Day: October 4
World Animal Day: October 4

OCTOBER 5

International Day of No Prostitution: October 5
National Depression Screening Day: October 5
World Teachers Day: October 5

OCTOBER 6

American Libraries Day: October 6
Ecological Debt Day: October 6
Jackie Mayer Rehab Day: October 6
Lee’s National Denim Day: October 6
Mad Hatter Day: October 6
Manufacturing Day: October 6
National Diversity Day: October 6
National German – American Day: October 6
World Smile Day: October 6

OCTOBER 7

Cephalopod Awareness Day: October 7
Fall Astronomy Day: October 7
Frugal Fun Day: October 7
Inter – American Water Day: October 7
LED Light Day: October 7
National Forgiveness Day: October 7
National Personal Safety Day: October 7
Woofstock: October 7
World Card Making Day: October 7
You Matter To Me Day: October 7

OCTOBER 8

Alvin C. York Day: October 8
National Pierogy Day: October 8
National Salmon Day: October 8
World Octopus Day: October 8
Clergy Appreciation Day: October 8

OCTOBER 9

Columbus Day: October 9
International Beer and Pizza Day: October 9
Leif Erikson Day: October 9
National Chess Day: October 9
National Online Banking Day: October 9
National Pro – Life Cupcake Day: October 9
National Kick Butt Day: October 9
Native American Day: October 9
Nautilus Night (Cephalopods): October 9
World Post Day: October 9

OCTOBER 10

Ada Lovelace Day: October 10
International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction: October 10
International Newspaper Carrier Day: October 10
International Stage Mangement Day: October 10
National Face Your Fears Day: October 10
National Handbag Day: October 10
Naval Academy Day: October 10
Squid & Cuttlefish Day: October 10
World Child Development Day: October 10
World Day Against The Death Penalty: October 10
World Homeless Day: October 10
World Mental Health Day: October 10
World Porridge Day: October 10

OCTOBER 11

Emergency Nurses Day: October 11
General Pulaski Memorial Day: October 11
International Day of The Girl: October 11
International Top Spinning Day: October 11
Myths & Legends Day For All Fantasy Movie, Books and Legends Cephalopods: October 11
National Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work & School Day: October 11
National Coming Out Day: October 11
National Food Truck Day: October 11
National Fossil Day: October 11
S.A.V.E. (Stop America’s Violence Everywhere): October 11
Southern Food Heritage Day: October 11
Stop Bullying Day: October 11

OCTOBER 12

Columbus Day: October 12
Day of the Six Billion: October 12
Drink Local Wine Day: October 12
Free Thought Day: October 12
International Moment of Frustration Scream Day: October 12
Shemini Atzeret: October 12
Spanish Language Day: October 12
Stem Cell Awareness Day: October 12
Take Your Parents To Lunch Day: October 12
World Arthritis Day: October 12
World Sight Day: October 12

OCTOBER 13

English Language Day: October 13
International Day for Disaster Reduction: October 13
International African Penguin Awareness Day: October 13
International Day for Failure: October 13
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day: October 13
National Family Bowling Day: October 13
National Chess Day: October 13
Navy Birthday: October 13
National No Bra Day: October 13
Silly Sayings Day: October 13
Simchat Torah: October 13
World Egg Day: October 13

OCTOBER 14

Be Bald and Be Free Day: October 14
National Motorcycle Ride Day: October 14
Spider-Man Day: October 14
Universal Music Day: October 14
World Standards Day: October 14

OCTOBER 15

Blind Americans Equality Day: October 15
Global Handwashing Day: October 15
International Day of Rural Women: October 15
I Love Lucy Day: October 15
I Love Yarn Day: October 15
National Aesthetician Day: October 15
National Cake Decorating Day: October 15
National Cheese Curd Day: October 15
National Grouch Day: October 15
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day: October 15
National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day: October 15
National Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Day: October 15
World Toy Camera Day: October 15

OCTOBER 16

National Feral Cat Day: October 16
Department Store Day: October 16
Dictionary Day: October 16
National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day: October 16
World Food Day: October 16
Boss’s Day (or National Boss’ Day): October 16

OCTOBER 17

Black Poetry Day: October 17
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: October 17
Mulligan Day: October 17
National Edge Day: October 17
National Pasta Day: October 17
National Pharmacy Technician Day: October 17
Pro – Life Day of Silent Solidarity: October 17
Wear Something Gaudy Day: October 17

OCTOBER 18

BRA Day USA: October 18
Hagfish Day: October 18
Hard Boiled Guy/Girl Day: October 18
Information Overload Day: October 18
International Necktie Day: October 18
Meatloaf Appreciation Day: October 18
Medical Assistants Recognition Day: October 18
National Chocolate Cupcake Day: October 18
National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day: October 18
Newspaper Comic Strip Appreciation Day: October 18
Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce: October 18
World Menopause Day: October 18

OCTOBER 19

Conflict Resolution Day: October 19
Diwali: October 19
Evaluate Your Life Day: October 19
Get to Know Your Customers Day: October 19
Get Smart About Credit Day: October 19
International Credit Union Day: October 19
International Print Day: October 19
LGBT Center Awareness Day: October 19
Spirit Day: October 19
Unity Day: October 19

OCTOBER 20

Mammography Day: October 20
Miss American Rose Day: October 20
National Pharmacy Buyer Day: October 20

OCTOBER 21

Birth of the Bab: October 21
Bridge Day: October 21
Celebration of The Mind Day: October 21
Global Iodine Deficiency Disorder (IDD) Prevention Day: October 21
Reptile Awareness Day: October 21
Sweetest Day: October 21 (3rd Saturday)

OCTOBER 22

Caps Locks Day: October 22
International Stuttering Awareness Day: October 22
Mother – in – Law Day: October 22
National Nut Day: October 22
Smart is Cool Day: October 22
Xterra World Championships: October 22

OCTOBER 23

IPod Day: October 23
Lung Health Day: October 23
National Mole Day: October 23
Swallows Depart from San Juan Capistrano Day: October 23
TV Talk Show Host Day: October 23

OCTOBER 24

Food Day: October 24
United Nations Day: October 24
World Development Information Day: October 24

OCTOBER 25

Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day: October 25
International Artists Day: October 25
Sourest Day: October 25
World Pasta Day: October 25

OCTOBER 26

Howl at The Moon Night: October 26
Intersex Awareness Day: October 26
Mule Day: October 26
National Day of The Deployed: October 26

OCTOBER 27

Black Cat Day: October 27
Cranky Co-workers Day: October 27
Frankenstein Friday: October 27
International Bandanna Day: October 27
National Breadstix (Bread Sticks) Day: October 27
National Pharmacy Buyer Day: October 27
Navy Day: October 27
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage: October 27

OCTOBER 28

Champagne Day: October 28
Make A Difference Day: October 28
National Chocolate Day: October 28
Pit Bull Awareness Day: October 28
St. Jude’s Day: October 28

OCTOBER 29

Internet Day: October 29
National Cat Day: October 29
Reformation Sunday: October 29
Visit A Cemetery Day: October 29
World Psoriasis Day: October 29

OCTOBER 30

Checklist Day: October 30
Create A Great Funeral Day: October 30
Devil’s Night or Mischief Night: October 30
Haunted Refrigerator Night: October 30
National Candy Corn Day: October 30
National Publicist Day: October 30
Speak Up For Service Day: October 30
World Audio Drama Day: October 30

OCTOBER 31

Beggars’ Night: October 31
Books For Treats Day: October 31
Day of the Seven Billion: October 31
Girl Scout Founder’s Day: October 31
Halloween or All Hallows Eve: October 31
National Caramel Apple Day: October 31
National Knock – Knock Jokes Day: October 31
National Magic Day: October 31
National UNICEF Day: October 31
Samhain: October 31
World Cities Day: October 31

October Daily Holidays and Observances